Do you hide your smile because of uneven, decayed or a broken tooth? Do you find it difficult to eat and chew your food? Have you been involved in an accident which has caused a crack in your tooth? If these are just some of the dental problems you are experiencing, Geelong Dentists & Doctors are here to help.
What is a Porcelain crown?
A dental crown, also known as a “cap” can be used to cover a broken or decayed tooth when a significant amount of the original tooth structure is lost and unable to hold a filling. Crowns can also be used to protect a weak tooth from breaking or to cover poorly developed or shaped tooth and disguise any staining/discolouration. Dental crowns are also placed on root canal treated teeth since they become brittle and more suspectable to fracture following treatment.
A dental crown covers the upper part of the tooth which is visible in the mouth. They restore the natural shape, size, and improve the strength of the affected tooth.
Porcelain dental crowns are colour matched to your surrounding teeth, they look better and often it is difficult to tell which tooth is crowned.
The great advantage of porcelain crowns is they not only imitate the original tooth with its function but can also be constructed to look like the original tooth and better. A crown made with porcelain material is far denser than a veneer and that’s what makes it unique, reliable and the gold standard of choice in Dentistry.
There are several advantages of porcelain crowns.
How do I take care of my dental crown?
Taking care of your porcelain crown so that it remains strong and beautiful for a very long time requires the same dental care as your natural teeth. Although your crown can’t decay, the edge of the tooth on which the tooth sits on can.
That is why it is important for you to maintain the following oral hygiene habits of;
Why choose Geelong Dentists & Doctors?
At Geelong Dentists & Doctors we can provide you with same day crowns, bridges and veeners. Saving you time and money (which would otherwise be spent on lab fees) and achieving the best possible results for you! We use CADCAM Digital Dentistry, 3D scanning technology and in house milling to provide you with the most accurate, aesthetic and comfortable dental crown.
Contact Dentists & Doctors today and find out how we can help restore and strengthen your teeth so that they last a lifetime!