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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
For comprehensive dental crowns treatment in El Paso call Agave Dental Care at 915-755-7697 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or make a Virtual Consultation in the comfort of your home. Use our convenient online Request an Appointment form to reserve your time.
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.
There are three main types of dental crowns:
Dental crowns in El Paso have many benefits like:
Read more about the 6 benefits of choosing dental crowns in El Paso that we have explained in one of our blogs.
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.
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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