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Dental Crowns in El Paso to Enhance Your SMILE

When a tooth is damaged, decayed or weak, it is at high risk of further destruction. If not protected with the right material, the tooth eventually falls out creating a gap in the oral cavity. Dental restorations are materials that dentists use to restore form and function of natural teeth and prevent further damage.

A dentist chooses a particular type of restoration based on the extent of damage and the requirement of the patient. Dental crowns in El Paso are one of the few types of dental restorations which are used to safeguard natural teeth. It is essentially a cap that covers the weak or severely damaged natural tooth. Do you have a decayed/damaged tooth which hurts every time you eat something sweet? Do you have a discolored tooth? Call us to make an appointment and meet our dentist in our El Paso, Texas office. Our restorative care can help save your damaged tooth.

What Are Dental Crowns?

A dental crown is a cap which is custom-fabricated to mimic the appearance of the natural tooth. It is bonded to the weak natural tooth to provide it physical support and protection against damage. A dental crown has all properties which are most necessary to safeguard the tooth, aid biting, and chewing functions and enhance the smile aesthetically.

When are Dental Crowns in El Paso Recommended?

A dental crown is recommended only when the tooth is damaged to an extent where it cannot sustain itself. Following are some of the cases where a dental crown may be recommended.

  • To cap a tooth which has been weakened by a large filling
  • To cap a tooth which is severely decayed
  • To cap a tooth which is physically weak
  • To cap a tooth which is discolored
  • Along with a single tooth dental implant, as a replacement for a lost tooth

How Is a Tooth Restored Using a Dental Crown in El Paso?

When you visit our dental office, our cosmetic dentist in El Paso, TX performs a thorough check of your damaged/decayed tooth. If the tooth is decayed, the infected part is completely removed and suitable treatment is recommended (root canal treatment if the pulp is infected). Before restoring a tooth using a dental crown, our dentist may ask the patient few questions related to the preferences. There are different types of crowns available. A particular type is chosen based on the tooth which is being restored and the preferences of the patient. The restoration process requires more than one visit.

The first step is to prepare the natural tooth. This is done in order to create space for capping the crown. A local anesthetic is used to make the tooth numb and different types of instruments are used to downsize the tooth. Impressions of a prepared tooth are taken and a temporary crown is placed. The temporary crown covers the natural tooth until the next visit. A permanent crown is fabricated in the lab and delivered to our office.

Our dentists removes the temporary crown during the second visit and checks the fit of permanent crown. On confirmation of fit, the tooth is cleaned and the permanent crown is bonded in place. Proper care of the dental crown is then discussed with the patient. The crown can last for about 8 years or more.

Why Choose Same-Day Crowns in El Paso?

The main reason patients choose same-day dental crowns in El Paso, is they require one time visit to a dental clinic. Instead of making separate dental appointments and waiting a long time, they can complete the entire dental crown process on the same day. Moreover, the same-day crowns are just as strong and durable as those made in a laboratory.

Benefits of Same Day Crowns in El Paso:

If you've ever needed a dental crown, you know that the process can be a bit of a hassle.

First, you have to schedule an appointment with your dentist. Then, you need to wait for the crown. Finally, you come back for a second appointment to have the crown fitted.

It's a time-consuming process, and it can be frustrating to take time out of your busy schedule to deal with it. Fortunately, same day crowns in El Paso are done in just one day. Here are some 4 benefits of same day crowns:

  1. No need to wait for the crown to be prepared, with same day crowns, you can get your crowns on the same day you have your initial appointment.
  2. It's more comfortable than traditional crowns. There is no need to worry about slipping or causing discomfort.
  3. Same day crowns are more aesthetically pleasing. Same day crowns in El Paso are made from porcelain that looks more natural than traditional crowns.
  4. Same day crowns are more durable and are less likely to break or chip. It's made from a stronger material than traditional crowns and can last for years to come.

Schedule Your Appointment for Dental Crowns in El Paso, Today:

For comprehensive dental crowns treatment in El Paso call Agave Dental Care at 915-755-7697 or email us at or make a Virtual Consultation in the comfort of your home. Use our convenient online Request an Appointment form to reserve your time.

Most Frequently Asked Questions on Dental Crowns in El Paso:

How Dental Crowns Restore My Smile?

If you have a tooth that is broken, worn out, discolored, misshaped, or having a root canal, your dentist may suggest a dental crown to help rebuild your appearance.

Read more about how dental crowns in El Paso aid your smile and dental health, that we have explained in one of our blogs.

What Are the Types of Dental Crowns?

There are three main types of dental crowns:

  • Porcelain Crowns: Porcelain crowns are made from a mold of your tooth, and then a porcelain veneer is applied to the outside. They are strong and durable and can be matched to the color of your natural teeth.
  • Composite Crowns: Composite crowns are made from a mixture of glass and plastic. They are not as strong as porcelain crowns but can be matched to the color of your natural teeth.
  • Metal Crowns: Metal crowns are made from gold, silver, or other metal. They are strong and durable but can be visible if your natural teeth are not the same color.
What Are the Benefits of Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns in El Paso have many benefits like:

  • To protect a damaged tooth.
  • To restore a broken tooth.
  • To cover a misshaped or discolored tooth.
  • To cover a dental implant.
  • To support a dental bridge.
  • To support root canal treatment.

Read more about the 6 benefits of choosing dental crowns in El Paso that we have explained in one of our blogs.

How Long Will My Dental Crown Last?

On average, the dental crown can last for about 8 years or more. Several factors may impact the lifespan of dental crowns in El Paso. These include bad habits like grinding or clenching your teeth, neglecting your oral care routine, and the type of crown placed.

Do Dental Crowns Hurt?

No, dental crowns in El Paso don't hurt. Our dentist will numb your mouth with sedation dentistry during the treatment to ensure you won't feel any pain or discomfort when your tooth is trimmed to make room for your crown.

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