Are you considering visiting the dentist to repair a damaged or weak tooth? Over the years, teeth can go through quite a lot, and sometimes a professional opinion can help determine the proper treatment. Dental crowns can help patients restore their cosmetic appearance and oral health when they require specific procedures.
What Is a Dental Crown?
Dental crowns act as a cover or a cap on an existing tooth that needs more protection. Generally speaking, a tooth that shows symptoms of decay, is damaged, misshapen, or somehow impacts your teeth's health and functionality may benefit from a dental crown placement.
How Does a Dental Crown Procedure Work?
After we assess the tooth and perform any necessary procedures, our dentists can remove the outer layer of the original tooth, create a mould, and send the mould away for milling and creating your new replacement crown. Once we have the crown, we can place it on your existing tooth with dental cement or adhesive to keep it firmly in place and ensure functionality.
When Might I Need a Dental Crown?
Dental crowns can help in the following situations or after these procedures:
- Trauma to teeth
- Post-root canal
- Dental implants
- Misshapen teeth with excessive gaps
- Cracked teeth
- Badly stained teeth
- A tooth affecting your chewing or speech
Dental Crowns in Mount Waverley, VIC
Our patients come to us with all kinds of dental issues that we successfully treat with crowns. Our team at Mount Waverley Smiles takes time and care in placing new dental crowns, and we advise our patients on the best way to care for them as time goes on.
Contact our Mount Waverley Dental Office
We understand that life happens, and our teeth sometimes suffer and need repair and support. Our team is here to help, and we invite you to arrange a consultation to learn more about how dental crowns can help restore your teeth and their overall functionality.