Dental Crown Treatment: What to Expect?
A dentist may suggest you to get a dental crown for one of the several reasons: if a particular tooth is discolored excessively, you may have a weak tooth, or you may intend to have a dental crown placed for cosmetic purpose.
There are several types of dental crowns that can be used in cosmetic dentistry procedures, which includes: porcelain, ceramic, stainless steel and resin. However, each type has their own advantages and disadvantages. Thus, you may address your needs to a dentist in Chino CA, so that the dentist can know your situation and recommend the best option for your tooth.
The procedure for placing a dental crown may take two dental visits. In the first visit, your dentist will thoroughly inspect the tooth to ensure whether or not the tooth can support a dental crown. If the tooth is not in a state to get a dental crown, then your dentist may prepare your tooth for the crown by dental filling.
Once the tooth is ready or prepared to get a dental crown, an impression of the teeth is taken and sent to the dental lab. By the end of your first appointment, your tooth will get a new temporary crown until your second dental visit. A final and permanent crown is prepared and placed in your second dental visit by removing the temporary crown.
Post to procedure
Once the procedure is completed you may feel some kind of discomfort at the initial stage, but as time passes you will get used to it and will feel normal. The crown should provide you the look and function like a regular natural tooth. If you have any questions regarding dental crowns and its procedure may contact us, we are happy to help you.
The cost of dental crown: The cost of dental crowns may depend on which tooth is involved in the procedure and the materials that are used in the procedure.
How long do dental crowns last? Depending on the crown material used for the treatment and on the wear and tear. A dental crown may last between 5 to 10 years.
Is there any special care that is required for the dental crown? Dental crowns don't require any special care. A normal oral hygiene is sufficient to maintain good dental health. However, if you face any kind of discomfort with dental crowns you should contact the dentist as earliest as possible.