A dental crown is a synthetic cap that is placed over an entire tooth. Dental crowns are used to restore a tooth's function and appearance.
Dental crowns can be used for several purposes, and below are a few of them:
The placement of dental crowns takes two visits to the dentist's office. During your first visit, the dentist in Portland OR will take impressions of your teeth so that a crown can be designed to fit them perfectly. The impression is sent to a dental lab where the crown is made. Meanwhile, a temporary crown will be placed over the treated tooth to protect it.
On the second visit, your temporary crown is removed, and the treated tooth is then cleaned. During the process, the dentist will administer local anesthesia to numb your mouth and ensure you do not experience any pain. The tooth will then be roughened and etched so that the crown can bond properly with it.
The prepared tooth will then be covered with an acrylic coating and will be roughened again. The crown will be placed over it, checked for fit and bite, polished, and cemented permanently into place.
Dental crowns have several advantages and benefits like:
To learn more about the dental services at Pacific Woods Dental, call 503-292-5483, and schedule an appointment now!
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