Ceramic Dental Crowns in Utah
Got cavities? It happens. Whether the cavities were something you could have prevented or you have a history of bad teeth, you may need more extensive treatment than a simple filling. Dental crowns in Utah can be the perfect solution.
What is a Dental Crown?
A dental crown is a cap that fits over a damaged or weak tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. It is made of metal, porcelain-fused-to-metal, all-resin, or all-ceramic material and is custom-made to fit the shape and size of the existing tooth. The crown is cemented onto the existing tooth and completely encases the entire visible portion of the tooth. Crowns can be used to restore a broken or decayed tooth, to cover a dental implant, to hold a bridge in place, to cover a discolored or misshapen tooth, or to protect a weak tooth from breaking. Crowns are permanent and may last up to fifteen years with proper oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist.
Benefits of Dental Crowns
As you get older, your teeth often need a bit more support. We often use dental crowns for extensive dental decay, after root canals, and as the cap for dental implants. When you come to Genesis Dental for your treatment, you can expect a high-quality crown built for you and made to last.
- Prevent further wear and tear on the tooth
- Look exactly like your natural tooth
- Are built in a lab to create a custom fit
- Keep as much of the natural tooth as possible
- Are made from zirconia, ceramic, or gold for durability
Why Choose Genesis Dental?
Other dental offices may use certain technology to create a crown on the same day. However, we’ve found that those crowns tend to break. That’s why when we diagnose a dental crown in Utah, we take an impression of your tooth and send it to a lab to create a custom crown designed for your mouth.
With our crowns, you don’t have to worry about breaking your new tooth. These custom crowns make it possible to keep as much of your natural tooth as possible while still providing the support and fit you need to keep your bite strong. You can eat or drink whatever you’d like.
While this creates a wait time between the temporary and permanent crown, it’s the best option to restore your teeth for years to come. Our dental crowns can last for over a decade with proper care.
Have Toothache? Come to Us for Emergencies!
Cavities that need crowns can cause pain. If you have a toothache because of dental decay, call us. We offer same-day appointments and are open during the evening and on weekends.
What to Expect When Getting a Dental Crown
When getting a dental crown at Genesis Dental, you can expect a comprehensive experience. Your dentist will first take a few digital x-rays of your mouth to understand your teeth’ condition better and ensure the crown fits appropriately. Then, your dentist will prepare the tooth by filing and shaping it so that the crown will fit securely. After the tooth is prepared, we will make an impression of your teeth, which will be sent to the lab to create your custom-made crown.
When the crown is ready, you will return to Genesis Dental for the placement. Your dentist will ensure the crown fits properly and make any necessary adjustments. Once the crown is in place, your dentist will use a special cement to secure it. Finally, we will use a special light to harden the cement, which will help secure the crown. After the procedure, we will provide instructions on how to care for your new crown, such as avoiding certain foods that might chip or crack it.
If you notice some sensitivity for more than a week or the fit of the crown or your bite seems to be off, let us know as soon as possible. We’ll be happy to help you out!
No Insurance? No Problem!
Dental crowns are often covered by dental insurance unless they’re for cosmetic purposes only. If your treatment isn’t covered by insurance or you don’t have enough coverage, you can find out how much you’ll save on our services by joining our loyalty plan.
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