Crowns are a common practice in dentistry. They are used to help prevent further cracking, to protect already heavily filled teeth, and for aesthetics. Many of our patients ask how long their crowns will last. The answer is: it depends! Crown Longevity Depends on Good Home Care There are many factors that go into the longevity of a crown. A big misconception is that crowns can’t get cavities. A crown is simply a real tooth, covered. The tooth still has a root and nerve. There are still surfaces of the tooth that are exposed and capable of getting cavities. Meticulous Read More →
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How Long Will Crowns Last?
Why Should You Choose a Same Day Crown?
The standard in dental permanent crowns has changed dramatically in the last five years. The most durable and natural looking, tooth colored crowns available today to restore your teeth can now be made and placed in a single day. What are the benefits of choosing a same day crown? In the past only a professional dental lab could make a crown, making our patients wear a temporary crown for up to several weeks. A second appointment was required to place the permanent crown. With this new technology we are able to complete your crown in one visit, eliminating the need for a second Read More →