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What Are the Benefits of a Dental Crown Procedure?

March 7, 2022
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Posted By: Mount Waverley Smiles
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Have you started noticing some wear and tear or erosion on your teeth? In many cases, our teeth can suffer quite a bit for various reasons, but what can we do to remedy and restore them? Depending on your situation, our team of dentists at Mount Waverley Smiles can place a dental crown on a ‘problem tooth’ and restore functionality and comfort for you and your smile.

What Is a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns act as a cover that protects an existing tooth and may provide an alternative to tooth extractions or other procedures. Some existing teeth with compromised structures may benefit from a dental crown. A custom-milled dental crown sits on top of an existing tooth, restores its appearance, and blends with natural teeth.

When Might I Need a Dental Crown?

In some instances, patients can benefit from dental crowns to save damaged or partially compromised teeth. Patients in the following dental situations may benefit from a dental crown:

  • Broken or cracked teeth
  • Severe decay in a tooth
  • A situation where a tooth is structurally compromised
  • After root canal therapy

What Are The Benefits of Dental Crowns?

Patients eligible for a dental crown procedure can benefit in several ways:

  • Improved function while eating and speaking
  • Dental crowns protect damaged teeth and can avoid an unwanted extraction procedure.
  • Dental crowns blend in with natural teeth.
  • Alleviation of pain or sensitivity brought on by rotting or broken teeth
  • Improved self-esteem in social situations or during photographs
  • Dental crowns generally consist of porcelain, composite resin, or other long-lasting materials

Contact Your Friendly Dentist in Mount Waverley, VIC

We warmly invite you to arrange a consultation with our friendly practice. If you have doubts or concerns about your teeth, our office is here to help. Patients can book online or call at (03) 9888 2523.

Disclaimer: The information throughout this site is not intended to be taken as medical advice.