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How long does it take to place a crown on a tooth?

A dental crown is a very versatile restoration, as it can conceal dental flaws, protect a weak tooth or restore a damaged tooth. Crowns can also secure a dental bridge, accompany dental implants and much more. 

Dr Rhee and our team can place a dental crown in 50 to 90 minutes using modern dentistry technologies and techniques. However, the dental crown process can take two dental visits, from start to finish. 

The Dental Crown Procedure

Before creating and placing your custom crown, one of our dentists will review your smile goals and dental needs.

We then take impressions of your teeth so your custom crown looks, feels and functions naturally. We send the impressions to a trusted, local dental lab, where a restoration specialist creates the permanent crown.

Creating the custom crown may take a couple of weeks. In the meantime, we will supply you with a comfortable temporary dental crown until we place the permanent one. 

When the permanent crown is complete, we carefully remove decay from the natural tooth and sanitise it, so it's clean and bacteria-free. We then secure the crown in place using dental cement. 

Finally, we ensure your new crown matches your smile, making any necessary adjustments at this time. We finish up by polishing the tooth to make it look shiny and new. 

We Can Restore Your Teeth with Dental Crowns in Mount Waverley

If you have a broken, decayed or stained tooth, we invite you to arrange an appointment with Dr Rhee at our friendly dental clinic. 

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