North River Dental Care

What Is the Dental Crown Procedure?

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A dental crown procedure is a simple and easy way to address a variety of dental issues, from repairing a broken tooth to restoring function after root canal therapy. In this blog post, we’ll let you know what a crown is and why you might need one. Keep reading to learn more!

What Is a Dental Crown?

A dental crown is also known as a “cap”. It is a restoration that entirely covers an existing tooth or tops a dental implant. The crown itself is custom-made to blend right in with the rest of your teeth. It not only allows you to have a natural-looking smile, but you'll be able to eat and speak without difficulty!

Do I Need a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns are a versatile tool in dentistry–they can be used to address a variety of issues. For example, crowns can:

  • Improve the look of a discolored or misshapen teeth
  • Remedy a cracked, chipped, or broken tooth
  • Repair damage from cavities, old fillings, or clenching and grinding
  • Be attached on top of a healed dental implant to provide a comfortable and realistic tooth replacement

What Is the Dental Crown Procedure?

Installing a dental crown is a common and routine practice here at North River Dental Care. While the specifics of the dental crown procedure will differ depending on the circumstances of why you need a dental crown, we always make it as comfortable and straightforward as possible for our patients. Your crown will be custom-made by our dental lab, and Dr. Bailey will ensure you are satisfied with its look and fit before bonding the crown to your tooth.

Restore Your Smile at North River Dental Care!

Are you in need of a dental crown or a different dental treatment? We offer a wide range of preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dental treatments. Our office also is equipped to deal with dental emergencies. Come on in for a visit and you’ll be on your way to perfecting your smile. To schedule an appointment, give us a call or fill out our convenient online contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.


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