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Dental Crowns

In case you have suffered cracked or damaged teeth in different ways, then you will need to have a cap and crown installed. Dental crown in Brooklyn NY helps the teeth to look well and to continue functioning. Also, the crown can strengthen the damaged tooth so that it can continue working in a proper way. A crown is also known as a cap since they will sit over your teeth and they will cover their entire surface.

Are you the right candidate for a dental crown?

You are the right person to get a crown in case the tooth has decayed and does not have enough tooth structure for support or if your tooth has been fractured and it cannot be repaired with the use of normal techniques. You may also consider a crown when you suffer from a large cavity and would like to get more protection but not just a filing or the inlay. Your dentist may also use crowns when he has finished with a root canal treatment in order to strengthen the tooth.

When you get a dental implant meant for tooth replacement, a crown can be fitted on it. Your dentist will decide for you if you should get the crown or not. Sometimes the doctor may choose to do dental bonding or veneer first.

How does the procedure work?

When you and your doctor agree that getting a crown is the right thing to do, then the doctor will prepare the tooth by getting rid of the decay or by reshaping it by using a special drill which will allow the crown to be put on it. This is going to be done using local anesthetic. The dentist will then take an impression of the teeth or tooth that needs the crown. It will be given to a dental lab and they will make the crown. The process may take three weeks and during that time, you will be given a temporary crown.

When the dental crown is ready, then you will have to go back to see the dentist and it will be fitted. When the dentist has confirmed that it is in the right color, shape and size, then it is cemented into place. The process may be different if there is a crown that has to be put together with a dental implant or dental bridge for restoration.

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