Tooth Crown in Boynton Beach, FL

LEARN ABOUT DENTAL CROWNS

Is a Dental Crown right for you?

A dental crown is a restorative treatment that fits over the top of a tooth. You can think of a crown as a little tooth-shaped “cap.”

It protects your tooth from additional damage while restoring your ability to talk and chew with ease. At Aberdeen Dentistry in Boynton Beach, FL we take special care to customize each individual crown so it seamlessly blends in with your surrounding teeth. Your tooth crown will resemble your natural teeth so perfectly that onlookers shouldn’t be able to tell your crown isn’t your “real” tooth!

Reasons for Tooth Crowns:

  • Broken or fractured teeth
  • Cosmetic enhancement
  • Decayed teeth
  • Fractured fillings
  • Large fillings
  • Tooth has a root canal
A tooth crown procedure usually requires two appointments in our Boynton Beach, FL office. Your first appointment will include taking several highly accurate molds (or impressions) that will be used to create your custom tooth crown. A mold will also be used to create a temporary crown which will stay on your tooth for approximately two weeks until your new dental crown is fabricated by a dental laboratory. While your tooth is numb, the dentist will prepare your tooth by removing any decay and shaping the surface to properly fit the dental crown. Once these details are accomplished, your temporary tooth crown will be placed with temporary cement and your bite will be checked to ensure you are biting properly. At your second appointment in our Boynton Beach, FL office, your temporary crown will be removed, the tooth will be cleaned, and your new tooth crown will be carefully placed to ensure the spacing and bite are accurate.

FAQ

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What does a tooth crown look like?

Crowns can be made to look like your natural tooth or use metals like gold depending on where the tooth is and what you want it to look like. Dental crowns are caps or coverings that go over teeth that are cracked or have other types of damage. Some dental crowns are made of porcelain or resin, while others are made from gold or porcelain fused to metal.

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How long does a tooth crown last?

There are various factors that determine how long a crown may last for you including where the crown is placed in your mouth. Some tooth crowns will last a lifetime while others may crack and need to be restored at some point.

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How much tooth is needed for a tooth crown?

The simple answer is tooth crowns can be applied to various shapes and sizes of teeth, as well as those that have fallen out entirely. If you have a limited amount of your natural tooth left composite resin can be added in layers to build a base for the crown because of its capacity to bond with enamel tooth structure. Composite resin is not robust enough to recreate your entire tooth, but it functions well to create a stable base called a build up. Tooth crowns are also utilized to replace a completely missing tooth. To replace a missing tooth, an implant-supported crown is necessary, this necessitates the placement of a dental implant in your jaw.

What Our Patients Are Saying
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"Dr K is very thorough explaining any issues that one may have with their teeth and gums. She makes most procedures practically painless."

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"Paula, my hygienist is the best! She is very friendly & takes her time to clean your teeth without hurting you!! She makes going to the dentist a pleasant experience (even though I dread it)."
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"It is like a dental spot they have great hours they stay late open on some Saturdays and Fridays evenings evenings the staff is professional and efficient."

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"Got a cleaning done by Carla and the Dr. K was great too! I highly recommend this place. So nice to walk out with super clean teeth… and a smile."

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