Dental Crowns Toronto
What Are Dental Crowns?
Also referred to as a cap, a dental crown is often made from either porcelain or porcelain fused to metal and fits over an existing tooth after it has been prepared, or is used to replace a tooth after dental implant surgery or a root canal. They’re completely customized and made in a dental lab here in Toronto after we’ve taken the appropriate measures and dental molds.
Therefore, if you have damaged teeth due to cracks or chips or need a tooth removed due to an infection, then dental crowns may be the perfect solution for you. Porcelain is a popular dental material because of its durability and natural-looking appearance. The colour can be tailored to suit the rest of your natural teeth and it can last upwards of 15 years, following the proper oral hygiene.
How Dental Crowns Are Placed
After we’ve determined if you’re the perfect candidate for a dental crown, we can begin the next necessary steps. But first, if you have damaged teeth that need to be extracted, you’ll have to wait until you’ve thoroughly healed before we implement your permanent crown and will receive a temporary crown in the meantime. We’ll file the tooth down so it’s like an abutment and the crown can fit perfectly over top. This is done after applying local anesthesia, so you won’t feel a thing!
While your custom dental crown is made in Toronto, it may take a couple of weeks until it’s fully prepared and sent to our office. We’ll provide you with detailed instructions on how to look after your temporary crown after preparing the tooth. While wearing a temporary crown, it’s important to remember to avoid sticky or chewy foods so it doesn’t become loose or damaged.
Once your final crown is ready, it can be cemented into place and we’ll ensure it fits and you’re 100% happy with it. You will have to visit our office a couple of times throughout your dental crown procedure, but we’ll also ensure you’re 100% comfortable every time. If you’re still nervous or anxious, ask about our sedation services.
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If your tooth has been cracked, chipped or broken, don’t wait. Your teeth need to be looked after right away in order to prevent infection from settling in and spreading. And, of course, we want to relieve you of your pain. We know you can be busy as we do live in Toronto after all! But we want to help you maintain your teeth as soon as possible. From your initial appointment to your diagnosis, treatment and aftercare, our team of highly-trained specialists are here for you every step of the way. Let’s focus on your smile – together.