“Dentistry is an art as well as science” – Dental crowns perfectly complement this quote. A dental crown is a ‘cap’ that sits over a damaged, decayed or unaesthetic tooth. Dental Crowns can be a solution for people with significant damage to their teeth.At Expressions DentalTM Clinic, our general dentists can help restore your smile.
Dental Crowns are primarily manufactured teeth. Made from porcelain or zirconium, it can be coloured and texture-matched to your existing teeth. It can also be made of gold alloys for improved strength when replacing a back tooth, or it can have a metal base with porcelain bonded to the exterior to give it durability and a natural look.
The existing tooth which is damaged, weakened or fractured is repaired with a dental crown. Any decay is removed. The tooth is reshaped, and an impression is taken, which is sent to a dental laboratory to fabricate the crown. You will have a temporary crown while the lab tech works on the final crown. The crown fits like a cap over the newly shaped tooth and is cemented or bonded into position, thereby restoring the tooth structure.
A dental crown helps to:
Teeth that require dental crowns are teeth that are damaged and may be more susceptible to more damage if not restored. Dental crowns can benefit patients with tooth decay, weak teeth, and other major tooth problems.
Our general dentists at Expressions Dental Calgary can help you restore your smile, as our clinic provides various dental treatments for your dental needs. Our dentists can guide you in every step for your dental needs and bring back your healthy smile.