A dental crown can be an excellent way of restoring a tooth that has been cracked, broken, decayed or discolored. It rests on the top of such teeth, restoring chewing surfaces for you and presenting the world with a fairly natural-looking smile.
Some of you may be asking how dental crowns are made and placed. If you would like, we can briefly describe the process for you.
Our dentists start by examining the tooth to see what needs to be done. The tooth may need to be filed down a bit, but this reshaping can help the crown fit more perfectly so it does not get in the way of your bite.
Our dentists then use a special material to take an impression of your teeth. The idea is much the same as putting a hand on a ball of clay to leave a handprint. These impressions help us get an accurate outline of your teeth so the crown can made to fit the correct specifications.
Once the crown is finished, our dentists double check everything and then set the crown on its new home. The crown should keep the tooth protected and make it sturdy enough to eat with. As long as it is taken care of, the crown can last for quite a few years.
If you have some trouble with your teeth, we are happy to help you here at Angleton Family Dental in Angleton, Texas. We offer dental crowns and many other services that can help you remove discomfort and get your smile back. You can get in touch with us by calling 979-308-4450.