Affordable Crowns In Grand Rapids
Whether you're looking to cover severely damaged teeth or looking to cosmetically enhance your smile, dental crowns from Grand Rapids dentist Dr. Boone can help you enhance the uniformity and strength of your entire smile.
Every smile is unique, requiring tailored treatment plans. At Smiles By Design, we use high quality materials and trusted techniques to ensure patients throughout the greater Grand Rapids area receive the right treatment for their smile. With dental
crowns, Dr. Boone is able to address a number of different issues, including:
- Cracked or worn teeth
- Misshapen or severely discolored teeth
- To cover a dental implant
To learn more about dental crowns in Grand Rapids, schedule your next appointment with Smiles By Design today.
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A crown (or cap) is a covering that encases the entire tooth surface restoring it to its original shape and size. A crown protects and strengthens tooth structure that cannot be restored with fillings or other types of restorations.
Although there are several types of crowns, porcelain (tooth colored crown) are the most popular, because they resemble your natural teeth. They are highly durable and will last many years, but like most dental restorations, they may eventually need to be replaced. Porcelain crowns are made to match the shape, size, and color or your teeth giving you a natural, long-lasting beautiful smile.
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What does getting a crown involve?
A crown procedure usually requires two appointments. Your first appointment will include taking several highly accurate molds (or impressions) that will be used to create your custom crown. A mold will also be used to create a temporary crown which will stay on your tooth for approximately two weeks until your new crown is fabricated by a dental laboratory.
While the tooth is numb, the dentist will prepare the tooth by removing any decay and shaping the surface to properly fit the crown. Once these details are accomplished, your temporary crown will be placed with temporary cement and your bite will be checked to ensure you are biting properly.
At your second appointment your temporary crown will be removed, the tooth will be cleaned, and your new crown will be carefully placed to ensure the spacing and bite are accurate.
You will be given care instructions and encouraged to have regular dental visits to check your new crown.