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Dental Crowns in Greenville, SC

Custom dental crowns repair and fortify your natural teeth to rejuvenate your smile.
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What are dental crowns?

A dental crown can restore a damaged, or severely decayed tooth. The tooth crown is a viable solution to restore a tooth that’s too damaged for a filling. We also recommend dental crowns after root canal therapy to seal the tooth. They are a common restorative solution included in smile makeovers as well.

How it works: the dental crown treatment process

  • Local Anesthesia

    First, the dentist prepares your tooth by cleaning it and applying a local anesthetic to numb it. Based on your needs and preferences, you may also opt for a sedation dentistry solution.
  • Trimming & Removing Decay

    Next, the dentist uses a dental drill to remove the decayed tooth enamel. They will re-shape your tooth to get it ready for your dental crown.
  • Impressions or Scans

    After preparing your tooth for the crown, the dentist takes an impression of the tooth. The dentist uses a modern dental scanner or dental putty to gather the impression that the dental lab will use to construct your custom tooth crown.
  • Images and Color Matching

    In addition to your impressions, the dentist will capture multiple images of your tooth. The images help the dental lab formulate a crown that matches your smile’s color. This process helps your dental crown appear as natural as possible.
  • Manufacturing

    The dentist then sends your impression and color-matching data to the dental lab. The dental lab will craft your personalized crown from durable porcelain ceramic. Within a few weeks, your durable, natural-looking crown will be ready to install.
  • Temporary Crown Placement

    To protect your tooth while your crown is being constructed, the dentist will install a temporary resin crown. The temporary cap keeps your tooth safe until the permanent crown arrives.
  • Fit Inspection & Adjustment

    Return to the dental office when your restoration is complete. The dentist will evaluate the fit and make any adjustments to ensure a comfortable fit.
  • Permanent Crown Placement

    Finally, the dentist permanently attaches the crown to your tooth using strong dental cement. The end result is a natural-looking, long lasting restoration.

Lab-made Crowns

Dental labs with expertise in dental appliance construction will create your lab-made crown.

After taking impressions and scans of your teeth, the dentist will send them to the lab. The experienced lab technicians construct the crown using long lasting ceramic and metal. Then, they send the completed crown back to your dental office for installation.

Lab-made crowns look and function like natural teeth. They are incredibly durable, lasting for many years before requiring replacement.

Have questions about dental crowns?

What issues can a dental crown treat?

Teeth that suffer from damage and decay can be protected and restored with dental crowns. Patients with serious cavities, cracked teeth from dental trauma, or broken teeth from accidents and injuries can be dental crown candidates. Crowns create a cap over the entire tooth structure and protect it from further complications. In addition, crowns can restore the shape, appearance, and function of damaged teeth.

Dental crowns can also be used for cosmetic cases if treatments such as veneers and dental bonding are not appropriate. After a root canal, dental crowns are applied to cover and protect teeth after treatment.

Dental crowns will help address tooth decay or damage. They can improve dental issues including:

  • Large cavities
  • Tooth chips or cracks
  • Broken teeth caused by accidents

Acting as a cap, the crown covers the tooth and revitalizes its shape, size, and function. Furthermore, dental crowns offer cosmetic benefits and are a good alternative to veneers or dental bonding for some smiles. We often restore the tooth after a root canal using a dental crown.

If you’re dealing with tooth damage or severe decay, then you may benefit from a dental crown. Book a consultation with your dentist if you experience dental pain or notice signs of damage. Based on your needs and preferences, the dentist will help you determine the best restorative treatment for you.

Properly installed and well-cared-for tooth crowns often last around 15 years. Practicing diligent dental hygiene will help your tooth crown last as long as possible. During your dental exams, your dentist will evaluate your crown

Caring for your dental crown is similar to caring for your natural teeth. Brush at least twice a day to remove plaque and tartar. Floss daily and thoroughly, especially along the gum line. Visit your dentist at least once every six months to keep your smile healthy and problem-free.

Insurance plans often cover dental crowns for restorative procedures. Your unique insurance plan will dictate how much of the process is covered. However, insurance rarely covers dental crowns for cosmetic reasons. Contact your insurance provider to learn more.

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