Teeth can become damaged over time for a number of different reasons, including poor oral hygiene, injuries, and accidents. If your teeth aren’t protected after becoming damaged, they are left vulnerable and will likely become damaged even further. You could end up with a dental emergency and even need an extraction! Luckily, Dr. Sung-Hee Lee offers high-quality dental crowns in North Dallas to protect damaged teeth. To learn more or to schedule an appointment with us at Sunny Side Dental, give us a call!
Dental crowns are customized caps that are made to fit over the biting surface of your damaged or weakened teeth above the gumline. They can be made from many different types of materials, like gold, ceramic, and porcelain. This type of restoration is usually recommended for patients who have:
Dental crown placement procedures are minimally invasive and pretty straightforward. Having a dental crown placed usually takes place over a few appointments to give you the perfected results you’re looking for. First, Dr. Lee examines your smile to confirm that a dental crown in North Dallas is the best option to restore your tooth. She will prepare your tooth for the crown by removing a thin layer of your protective enamel in order to make room for the crown. An impression is taken of your tooth and the surrounding gumline, which will be sent to a dental laboratory where your permanent restoration will be made. To keep your tooth safe in the meantime, you will be given a temporary crown. As soon as your new crown is ready, your temporary one will be replaced!
Dental crowns provide patients with numerous benefits. Here are just a few of them: