Dental Crowns Overview

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Dental Crowns Overview

Are you unhappy with having cracked teeth? If you can’t stand living with a less than perfect smile any longer, it is time to think about some of your options with restorative dentistry. You will find that our dentists in Springfield at Chesterfield Family Dental can provide you with the help you need when it comes to sorting through your options. One of the choices that might be right for you is dental crowns. They can improve the look and the function of your mouth.

What Are Dental Crowns?

Another commonly used term for dental crowns is “cap”. The crown covers the damaged part of your tooth, or the part that is unsightly for one reason or another. The dentists will often use crowns when getting a filling will not help the problem. When you visit, you can talk with a dental crowns specialist about the option that is right for you. The crowns are a good option for preventing weakened teeth from damage or further cracking.

How Does the Dental Crown Process Work?

The dentist will take an impression of your mouth. They will then install a temporary crown while the permanent crown is being made. The temporary crowns ensure that the patient is still able to bite properly while they are awaiting the arrival of the permanent crown. The amount of time it takes for the full crowns to be ready varies.

The crowns look just like your regular teeth, so you do not have to worry about them being distracting. Most of the time, these crowns can last for several years. By taking good care of your teeth with brushing, it will make it easier to have the crowns last even longer.

Contact Our Springfield Dental Crowns Dentist Today

If you want to know more about dental crowns and how they can help, contact our office today so our dentists can help. Get in touch with us through our contact page or by calling us at 417-888-0771.

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