Damaged teeth can cause pain when you eat and drink or embarrassment when you smile. At Smiles of San Jose in San Jose, California, our team of dental experts uses dental crowns to protect your teeth and restore your natural-looking smile. Call or book an appointment online to find out how a dental crown can making eating, speaking, and smiling easier.
Dental crowns help relieve pain and protect damaged teeth. Crowns are typically made of durable materials like porcelain or zirconia. These materials look and feel like real teeth so you can chew, smile, and speak comfortably.
Crowns provide long-term treatment for dental problems like tooth injuries, severe cavities or worn, aging teeth. Dental crowns can last for decades if they're taken care of properly.
Dentists use crowns to treat many severe problems, including:
Crowns can be used to correct these issues and can improve the function and appearance of your teeth. Additionally, crowns can prevent future issues that could cause you to lose the tooth.
A dental crown requires two office visits to Smiles of San Jose. During your first appointment, Dr. Cory Timbers, DDS, removes cavities or other parts of the tooth that are damaged. He’ll shape the tooth so that the new crown will fit over it snuggly.
Molds are then taken of your tooth, which are used to make a personalized crown. Because it takes time to construct your crown, you'll need to wear a temporary crown to protect the tooth until your next visit.
Smiles of San Jose offers a quick turnaround on crowns so you’ll be back for your second appointment in a few days. During your second visit, your permanent crown will be bonded to your tooth. Then Dr. Timbers will work to ensure that the new crown will match the shade and shape of your other teeth. This will ensure that you feel comfortable when you chew and when you smile.
Your high-quality crown should feel great and offer you benefits like:
Smiles of San Jose is committed to preserving your teeth for years to come, so you know you’ll get the care you need. Call today or book an appointment online to restore your smile.