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A crown is a covering that sits over the top of a tooth, creating a tooth surface to protect, cover, seal and strengthen a tooth. Crowns are used effectively in many different scenarios, often as an alternative to implants.
Situations where a crown may be the solution include:
- Larger fillings that have broken down or have formed decay around them may need a crown to save the tooth.
- A cracked tooth may need a crown to hold it together. Be careful not to wait too long as an untreated cracked tooth can become sensitive or eventually break.
- Teeth that are very sensitive, either from a lot of “wear”, or from receded gums, sometimes require crowns to seal and protect the teeth from hot and cold sensitivity.
- A tooth that has broken may be too weak to hold a filling. A crown will hold the tooth together and prevent it from breaking again. If the fracture is too deep, Root Canal Therapy may be required before the tooth is crowned.
- A tooth that has undergone Root Canal Therapy will need a crown to properly seal and protect the tooth.
St. Clair Dental Associates is proud to offer same-day crowns. This is made possible with our digital scanner and in-office laboratory. We are able to scan, design and create your restoration in one appointment. This process eliminates multiple appointments, temporaries and messy impression materials. The ceramic crown is precise, custom fit, metal-free, and matches closely to natural tooth structure. Inquire with one of our team members to see if this digital restoration is right for you.
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