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Restoring Your Smile with Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns Weston MA

A good smile gives you confidence and peace of mind, even when nothing seems to work in your favor. However, when you have a cavity that is beyond filling or have undergone a root canal, or your teeth are poorly shaped or discolored, smiling with confidence may be tough. However, that should not mark the end of your smiling. You still have a chance to correct the issue and have your smile back with dental crowns. 

What Is A Dental Crown?

A dental crown is also known as a tooth cap. Essentially, it looks and functions just like a natural tooth. They restore discolored, misshapen, damaged, or worn teeth.

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Health Benefits of Dental Crowns

A cracked tooth increases the risks of gum disease, tooth loss, and infection. For this reason, a dental crown is often recommended to protect and restore the tooth. Dental crowns can also be used to support other dental restorative work. For instance, if you have a heavy filling but your tooth is too weak to support the filling, dentists may recommend the use of a crown to protect and restore the tooth. Dental bridges and implants also use dental crowns.

Additionally, it is easy for other teeth to shift to the gap if you have lost a tooth. This will eventually result in a misaligned bite. The use of crowns, however, can be used to correct this issue by salvaging the weakened tooth.

Cosmetic Benefits

Crowns can be used to restore your self-esteem and confidence, especially if you have lost a tooth or if it is damaged. 

How They Work

Dental crowns are custom-made by using mouth impressions and images. This results in a perfect fitting and natural appearing crown. Once the dental crown has been made, it is then bonded to the tooth or implant. Most of them are made using ceramic or porcelain material due to their white color which resembles natural teeth. 

However, between the two materials, ceramic crowns are quite as strong compared to those made of porcelain. Additionally, there are also other crowns made of precious metal bases like gold and silver. Therefore, if you are looking for a better way to enhance your smile, this might be a perfect improvement. 

With all the options out there, it may get tricky for you to settle for a particular crown. Instead of giving yourself added pressure, it is essential to communicate with your dentist.


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Are Dental Crowns Safe For Everyone?

Crowns make a perfect fit for anyone. However, those with prior dental histories, it is often essential to treat the problem first before opting for crowns. Additionally, if the tooth has been completely damaged or broken, there might not be enough tooth left to support the crown. If this is the case, your dentist will discuss additional treatment options.

Learn More

Weston Dental Specialists Group offers a variety of services including customized dental crowns. In fact, our team of prosthodontists has several years of experience restoring smiles. Learn more about dental crowns by scheduling a consultation. Call (781) 894-0347 or book an appointment online. Additionally, our office is located at 56 Colpitts Road Suite 4-6 Weston, MA 02493.

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