At some point, you may need to restore a weak or damaged tooth. A dental crown is one option you can consider in this case.
At Vita Dental Wellness in Chilliwack, BC, our dentists provide crowns to strengthen and improve the appearance of your teeth. They, with the rest of our dental team, make sure that the process is as comfortable as possible for you.
Get in touch with us to learn more about dental restoration options.
For teeth that are structurally compromised, dental crowns are the best option for their long term health. Teeth that have very large fillings which are broken down or have cavities, as well as teeth that have been root canalled, are the most common reasons for which a crown is recommended.
A dental crown is a customized dental restoration that encases or covers the entire tooth structure. It is a hollow, tooth-shaped cap attached to the remaining natural tooth. A crown becomes the visible part of the tooth once it's attached.
A dental crown usually requires two dental visits. These are the steps typically involved in the procedure:
Your dentist provides aftercare instructions to ensure your comfort and a smooth recovery. Like any dental work, a crown also requires good oral hygiene habits to keep it in great shape.
A crown can last for many years and doesn't need the use of special tools. Cleaning it is the same as cleaning your natural teeth.
You and your dentist consider several factors in selecting a crown material. This includes the following:
You may need a dental crown to:
Placing a crown is simple. It's a routine dental procedure, but it's vital that you go to a registered provider. Your dentist will evaluate the damaged tooth and your mouth to ensure there are no issues. They'll also verify if a crown is an appropriate solution for your situation.
To learn more about dental crowns or if you're interested in any dental restoration in Chilliwack, BC, connect with us today at (604) 858-5152. We're happy to answer your questions and help you book an appointment with one of our dentists.