If you have an injured or damaged tooth, there are multiple treatment options available. One option is to go with a tooth-colored crown. Porcelain dental crowns are a popular treatment option for a variety of dental concerns. What are some of the top benefits of using dental crowns to address oral health issues?
One of the first benefits of dental crowns is that they are a very straightforward procedure. Placing dental crowns is minimally invasive and relatively simple. First, the dentist will prepare the tooth by removing any damage to tissue and getting rid of tooth decay. Then, the dentist will take impressions of your tooth to build a crown for that specific tooth.
The impressions are sent to a local laboratory to make the crown, and the tooth will be covered with a temporary crown in the meantime. Then, when the customized crown is ready, you will be called back to the office, and the dentist will bond it in place. The whole procedure takes just a few minutes.
Dental crowns are also an effective treatment option because they can be used to alleviate discomfort. As a restorative treatment, they can address structural damage or enamel loss. These problems can lead to significant pain and discomfort including sensitivity to hot or cold.
After a dentist addresses the issue using a filling or root canal, they can cover the remaining portion of the tooth using a dental crown. Protecting your tooth with a dental crown should minimize discomfort and tooth sensitivity issues.
A dental crown is also customized to meet your specific needs. Every tooth is different, and your mouth’s structure differs from anyone else’s. To get the most out of your dental crown, it must be customized to match the size, shape, and color of your surrounding teeth.
Your dentist can customize the crown to meet your needs. They are designed to protect and restore damaged teeth, but it is also meant to provide you with cosmetic benefits. A dental crown fits over the existing, natural tooth and can quickly correct any cracks, chips, breaks, or shaping issues that might be present. Therefore, a dental crown can also address cosmetic goals in addition to providing you with functional benefits.
A dental crown is one of the most versatile treatment options, and we can use it to address a variety of dental concerns. Here at Distinctive Dentistry, Drs. Robert Gemmell and Ty Jaros are always available to help you manage your dental problems. If you have a tooth that has been damaged, broken, or otherwise harmed, it would be our pleasure to help you. We will talk to you about the features and benefits of every treatment option available, including dental crowns. Contact us today to schedule an appointment by calling (541) 255-1287.
We look forward to working with you!
Dr. Robert Gemmell
Dr. Ty Jaros
Distinctive Dentistry has provided personalized dental care and healthy smiles for over 25 years in Eugene, OR, and the surrounding areas.
Dr. Robert Gemmell received his DMD from Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. He is a current member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the Oregon Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Ty Jaros received his BS from Seattle University and his DDS from the University of Washington. He is a current member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Oregon Dental Association. Dr Jaros is also a SureSmile Aligners Certified Provider.