Crowns work just like your natural tooth, allowing you to eat and speak as you did before crown placement. Dental crowns allow our patients to extend the life of their natural teeth for many years, if not a lifetime.
What is a Dental Crown?
As mentioned above, dental crowns are like caps that sit on the top of teeth that have been damaged beyond repair. Dental crowns look just like your real tooth and can be made of a variety of crown materials. Crowns can be made of:
When are Dental Crowns Recommended?
We will always let you know when we would recommend a dental crown. Some of the reasons that we recommend dental crowns be:
What is the Dental Crown Placement Procedure?
It usually requires at least two trips to our office to have a dental crown planned and placed.
Composite Fillings are a great way to hide the fact that you have had a filling placed in a tooth, as they are specially made to match the color and look of your teeth perfectly.
Does the Dental Crown Procedure Hurt?
We will make sure the dental crown placement is as pain free as possible. We will walk you through every step of the way and explain how the process will work, so that you know exactly what is happening at all times. Your comfort is our top priority here at Mark Romanelli, DDS, which is why we offer several different sedation options for those who feel uncomfortable about having dental work done. If you would be more comfortable with a sedation option, like nitrous oxide let us know before your procedure begins, and we will be happy to accommodate you. Cosmetic Dentistry generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance of teeth, gums and/or bite. It primarily focuses on improvement dental aesthetics in color, position, shape, size, alignment and overall smile appearance.
Ready to Schedule Your Crown Appointment?
Here at the Mark Romanelli, DDS dental practice in Atascadero, CA we want all of our patients to be comfortable with their smile. When a tooth is damaged, we are many times still able to save it from extraction with the help of dental crowns. Dental crowns are like caps for teeth, which covers the crown of the tooth entirely and look just like your natural tooth. Call us today at (805) 468-4659 to schedule your appointment or if you want to learn more. Our team is always happy to answer all of your questions.