A dental crown is a "cap" that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength and appearance. A crown might be needed to protect a decayed tooth from more damage, to restore an already broken tooth, to hold a dental bridge in place or to cover a severely discolored tooth.
The crown procedure at Bowling Green Family Dentistry in Bowling Green is relatively simple.
First, we anesthetize the problem tooth area. Once completely numb, the tooth is shaped so that the crown will fit correctly. We then take an impression of the tooth to use in the construction of the crown. The impressions are sent to our dental laboratory to create your crown. Meanwhile, we apply a sturdy temporary crown over the problem tooth. Once your custom crown is ready, you'll come back to Bowling Green Family Dentistry and the crown will be delivered.
Crowns offer several benefits:
- Long term durability
- Protection from further decay, infection, and cracking
- Improved chewing and talking
- An improved, natural and healthier smile
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Ideal for protecting a cracked, broken tooth or covering up tooth discolorations, crowns can be a great solution for improving your smile.
A crown is a tooth-shaped cap that fits over a problem tooth to improve strength, size, and appearance.
The crown procedure is relatively simple. First we will anesthetize the problem tooth area. Once completely numb, the tooth is filed down so that the crown fits appropriately. Then, we will take an impression of the tooth to use in the construction of the crown.Read more about Traditional Crowns