Dental crowns are a standard procedure to restore teeth that have been damaged, chipped or cracked. At Peak Dental Arts, we also recommend crowns because they look and feel like your natural teeth while being durable and protective.
At Peak Dental Arts, we make a porcelain dental crown to fit over a damaged tooth, restoring it to a natural look and feel. The crown – sometimes called a “cap” is placed over the top of the tooth, covering it all the way to the gum line to protect the tooth underneath.
Typically, we recommend crowns when the tooth can’t be repaired by bonding or other dental procedures.
Traditional dental crowns typically take two appointments because we take a digital impression of your damaged tooth first before fitting the actual crown over your tooth. Here’s what you can expect during the crown procedure.
Dr. Lanik will examine the tooth and prepare it for the procedure. Depending on the situation, you may need X-rays during this step.
We’ll take an impression of your tooth so we can build the actual crown to fit just right. Digital impressions are faster, more accurate, and don’t require messy impression materials.
Then, we send the impression to our local lab, where technicians will actually build the crown.
On your next visit, we will place the crown over your tooth, ensuring a good fit. Then, adhere it to your natural tooth, so the crown looks and feels natural.
At Peak Dental Arts, we believe in providing comprehensive family dental care that meets the diverse needs of patients of all ages. Our team offers a range of treatments, including traditional crowns and CEREC one-day crowns, to repair damaged or decayed teeth and restore the natural beauty of your smile. While traditional crowns may require multiple visits and temporary restorations, CEREC one-day crowns offer a convenient and efficient solution that can be completed in a single visit.
Our advanced technology and training allow us to create ceramic crowns that perfectly match your natural teeth’ shape, size, and shade, resulting in a long-lasting and seamless restoration. Whether you need a crown for a single tooth or multiple teeth, our team is here to provide the personalized care and attention you deserve.
There are actually several benefits of a dental crown.
Dental crowns are placed on top of damaged teeth to protect the tooth and surrounding gums from further decay. Crowns are used to protect and restore the shape of the teeth. Usually, a filling is placed in the tooth decay first.
Sometimes fillings do not work if the cavity is too large or if there is too much decay in the tooth. In this case, a crown is needed to make sure your tooth is healthy.
Your dental crown can last many years if placed and cared for properly! It’s essential to brush and floss regularly and visit us for regular dental exams and cleanings, as we will examine your teeth and crowns to ensure they are functioning correctly.