If you have a damaged or crooked crown, or you’ve knocked a tooth and chipped a crown, we can patch you up and brighten up your smile in no time! We use the finest materials to produce beautiful crowns, which enhance your natural smile and make your tooth stronger and more durable.
What are dental crowns?
Dental crowns are restorations, which are placed over the top of the tooth to strengthen and protect the tooth; the idea is to make a weak tooth stronger and reduce the risk of an infection spreading to the living tissue of the tooth.
You may need a dental crown if you’ve broken your tooth, you have had a large filling, your tooth is infected or you are having implant treatment for a missing tooth. Crowns are primarily used for restorative purposes, but they can also have major aesthetic benefits, especially when they are made from porcelain.
Crowns, also known as caps, are custom-made to fit the individual tooth based on an impression of the tooth, which is created following the preparatory stage. Preparation involves removing any damaged or decayed tissue and buffing and trimming the tooth to shape it ready for the new crown.
Once the new crown arrives, we will fit it over your tooth and then secure it, fixing it with strong adhesive.
What are the benefits of crowns?
Crowns are an effective means of building up strength in a damaged tooth and reduPorcelain,cing the risk of pain and other unpleasant symptoms associated with infection and abscesses. Crowing a tooth can often reduce the need for more complex treatment further down the line, saving you time in the dental chair and money. New crowns also make the teeth look attractive and healthy and they can have a really positive impact on the overall appearance of the smile. Crowns are strong and hard-wearing and they should last around 10 years.