A dental crown is an artificial covering, capped and covered on the broken or decayed tooth that is beyond repair by mean of filling and it is recommended by our specialist dentists and loved by our customers. It is used to cover and protect the existing weak tooth from breaking and helps to cover up stained or bad-shaped tooth. Ultimately, the tooth will become stronger and longer lasting. In the dental crown procedure, our dentist will recognizes and reshape the existing damaged tooth by removing the outer surface of the tooth involved. A mould of your tooth will then be sent for technician to prepare the crown. The size, colour, types and shape of the replacement crown will be moulded to match the removed layer of your tooth. So it blends in well with your other teeth giving an excellent, natural look. While waiting for the replacement crown which required 4 – 9 days, you will be asked to wear a temporary one. Once the replacement crown is ready, our dentist will fit it over the tooth by cementation or adhesive. Next time you know, you don’t have to worry about your smile anymore.
Why You Need A Dental Crown
Common appearance problems of teeth include misshapen teeth, discoloration or staining of teeth can affect one’s confidence. Dental crowning, a popular, guaranteed and exclusive medical method, able to restore these unsightly appearances and give a bright, aesthetic smile.
Protect Weaken Tooth
Tooth can be weakened over time due to acid erosion, corrosion due to continuous grinding problems or cracked tooth. Dental crowning is one of the orthodontics cosmetic treatments that is ideal to provide a protective layer to the tooth to upscale and strengthen it.
Restore Crooked Teeth
A crooked or misaligned tooth can give you that crooked smile. Dental crowning is ideal to help reshape misaligned or crooked teeth and cover it up with a natural tooth looking crown, leaving a sparkle on your smile and boost your confidence.
Restore Broken Teeth
If you experience a heavily damaged tooth or decay beyond filling capacity, dental crown helps to replace or cover up the tooth. This provides adequate protection to the broken tooth and prevents further damage easier.
Correct Biting Problem
Crowding or misalignment of a tooth can cause problems when you speak or chewing food leading to an uncomfortable eating sensation. A specialized dental crown helps to correct the tooth alignment by replacing it with a normal shaped crown.
Restore Missing Tooth
Dental crown is widely used in combination with either 2 options: dental implant or bridge, to perfectly replace a missing tooth. In bridge, it works by placing the crown that replaces the tooth and it is held together with neighbouring teeth as if they were fused or twin. In a dental implant, a crown is attached to the metal titanium screw that is placed in your dental bone, located at the root.
Is it painful to get a dental crown fixed?
Patients will continue to remain comfortable during the crowning process service with aid of a local anaesthetic, which is almost like sedation. However, mild toothache and sensitivity may be experienced after the process but it is manageable using pain reliever prescribed by our friendly dentist so you feel numb.
How long will a dental crown last?
Dental crowns can last a long time if good dental care, regular cleanings and hygiene practices are extremely adhered and keep in check. Research has shown that 90% of crowns will be intact for months, or even including more than five years before any other major treatment is done to them. Meanwhile, 50-80% of crowns will last between 15 and 20 years after successful treatment and that’s a lot of visits to the clinic and money you can save.
Does a dental crown require special care?
Your dental crown does not require special care but similar to what your real tooth needs. It is essential to stick to good oral hygiene practice for your teeth in order to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Our dentists are experts and our team is happy to offer our customers advice and recommendation in dental care by the end of each dental examination. You can book your appointment, enquire anything and check the prices by calling us now.
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