Amazing Smile Now Possible with Sheperton Dentist
Having damaged or badly-decaying teeth should not mean the end of the world for you. it is still possible to have that fantastic smile with dental crowns.
Dental crowns have always been the popular choice for covering broken or misshapen teeth. It is basically tooth-shaped and placed or bonded over the damaged tooth, resulting to the perfect smile that you have always wanted.
At The Mulberry Dental, you will be able to restore the size and shape of the original teeth and improve your over-all appearance. Aside from these benefits, the teeth are also protected from further damage and decay.
If you are interested in dental crowns, you should know that there are different materials from which they are made from. You can choose from metal alloy-porcelain, porcelain and gold dental crowns. Among them, the porcelain dental crowns are the most popular for they provide a more natural look.
In most cases, your dentist will recommend a root canal treatment first especially if the extent of the decay is really bad and you are at risk for infection.
Preparing the tooth for dental crowns will require filing of the tooth to ensure ample room for the dental crown and obtaining the impressions of both the damaged tooth and the one above it in order to ensure a normal bite. Once this is accomplished, the impressions are sent to the lab. On the other hand, your dentist will fit you with a temporary dental crown until the permanent one is ready.
If you feel any discomfort including pain and sensitivity with your new dental crown, you should immediately inform your dentist. Rest assured that your dentist will make the necessary adjustments.