Dental Crown Procedures Paoli, Pa
If your tooth has been severely damaged, Dr. Guila Omene may recommend that you receive a dental crown. After our dentist removes any damaged areas of your tooth, a dental crown acts as a “cap” over your natural tooth. This restores your tooth’s natural shape, appearance, and function. Plus, Omene Family and Cosmetic Dentistry uses advanced technology and high-quality material to ensure that your crowns last for years to come. We invite you to schedule an appointment with our dentist and learn more about how your smile can benefit from dental crowns in Paoli, Pennsylvania, by calling our office today at 610-644-5547.
A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gum line, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Dental crowns can be made of gold, porcelain, or porcelain fused to metal; porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color and appearance of your teeth. Our dentist will help you determine which type of dental crown is right for your smile.
Your smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including:
- To protect a tooth following root canal treatment
- To anchor and attach a dental bridge
- To cover and complete a dental implant
- To enhance the beauty of your smile
- To improve a misshapen tooth
- To strengthen a tooth that is fractured or weakened
- To support a large filling when little natural tooth structure remains
To find out whether a dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!