What is a crown?A crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth. It sits on top of your tooth to restore aesthetics, size, strength and function of the tooth.
Will crown look unnatural?
There are many materials available for crown. In abc Dental Center, we are using all-ceramic to make your crown. Ceramic crown can be matched to the colour of your natural teeth, giving a very natural look.
When would you need a crown?
- Root canal treated teeth
- Large or multiple fillings indicated for a single tooth
- Cracked tooth
- Worn teeth
- Less aesthetically pleasing teeth
- Cover a dental implant
Is crown necessary after a root canal treatment?
A rule of thumb is that a dental crown will need to be placed over a tooth that has just receive root canal treatment if the tooth is involve in grinding. These teeth need to be kept strong as they are used continuously when eating. Following a root canal treatment, because part of the tooth structure has been removed, the tooth is much weaker. So, we often advise patient to place a crown over the root canal treated tooth to keep it strong.
How soon can I obtain the crown?
At abc dental clinic, we are able to provide you with crown on the same-day of treatment. This is done with cutting edge CAD-CAM technology, a 3D scan and milling machine resulting in precision and colour accuracy of your crown to restore aesthetic and function of the tooth.
How long till I'll be able to bite with my crown?
You can eat normally right after your crown placement!
How long can my crown last?
The crown is made with a reliable material and is designed to last you for a long time. However every case is different. Regular maintainance of your oral hygiene and the crown will contribute to how long it lasts you.
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