Why a Dental Crown?
We undertake Dental Crown procedures for several reasons. You might be a candidate for a dental crown if you answer “Yes” to any one of the following questions.
- Do you have a large cavity which is threatening the ongoing health of your tooth?
- Or do you have a particularly weak tooth that needs to be held together or requires a bridge?
- Perhaps, you need a dental crown to protect your tooth after a root canal treatment?
- Or, have a tooth that is extremely discoloured and you want to have a crown placed for cosmetic reasons?
We make permanent dental crowns with different materials. Included in these materials are gold, porcelain, a combination of porcelain and metal and, zirconium material.
Dr. David will assess your specific situation and make recommendations about the best type of dental crown, for you.
Needless to say, Dr. David will also discuss costs with you. Costs vary depending on the type of material you choose. They all vary in price and serve different purposes and budgets.
Following that, usually two appointment will be necessary. We will make your two appointments, at times that will suit your schedule. And, we are, at the end of a phone or online if you need any clarification about your treatment.
Your First Visit
During your first visit, we restore your tooth and prepare it for your permanent crown. Dr. David will place a temporary crown on the tooth after the tooth is fully prepared. Then, we will take an impression of your tooth and the surrounding teeth.
We will send this impression to the lab where, the permanent crown will be made and returned to Vard Dental.
By the end of your first visit, your tooth will have a new temporary crown protecting it from damage. And, as soon as the permanent crown comes back from the lab, we will replace the temporary crown with the permanent crown.
Your Second Visit
We will schedule your second visit to us, to be around the same time, as your permanent crown returns from the lab.
Dr. David will remove your temporary crown. Following that, he will position and cement your new crown to your restored tooth.
You will feel your permanent crown settling in to your mouth by the end of your second visit. However, it may take some time for the permanent crown to feel totally normal in your mouth. But, have no fear, as your restored tooth will look, function, and soon feel like a regular tooth.
One of the great things about choosing Vard Dental for your dental crown treatment, is that, we will be here for you if, you require any aftercare or support.
Also, worth noting is that you can avail of tax relief on dental crowns and, we will complete the necessary Med 2 form for you.