When you have a concern too severe for a dental filling, then our team may prescribe a dental crown! These restorations cap the tooth and correct a number of concerns with the shape, function, and health of your teeth and your bite. But can they be cosmetic? In today’s blog, your Rochester, MN, dentist looks at our same-day and natural-looking dental crowns.
Our Lifelike Materials
Our team will craft these dental crowns from a lifelike material. For the front facing ones, we will likely use all porcelain, as this material can ensure serious bite forces and pressures, just like natural tooth structure. The material can also be color matched to blend with the tooth and offer a lifelike appearance. For the die and rear teeth, we could also use porcelain, or possibly zirconia, which is more durable but also offers a lifelike appearance. We want you to feel proud to show off your newly-restored smile, so you can not only enjoy better oral health and bite function, but an attractive smile too.
You won’t need to find a way to miss multiple days of work or school. With the CEREC system, our team can design, craft, and secure a dental restoration in only one visit. To begin, our team will numb the tooth being restored and then remove structure from it. Our team takes digital images of these prepared teeth from multiple angles, combining them to create a digital impression that’s far more precise and detailed than a traditional physical one. We then upload the images into an onsite milling machine, which crafts your finished restoration from a block of porcelain. In the same sitting, we then attach the completed crown with a powerful bonding agent.
Why You Need a Dental Restoration
You may need a dental crown if you have tooth decay too severe for a filling, or if you’re receiving a root canal for an infected tooth. Our team can repair cracked, chipped, and broken teeth, and add length to ones worn down by teeth grinding. Placement could improve bite balance and chewing function too. We can even replace missing teeth! One or two restorations could support a dental bridge, or one could restore a single tooth dental implant. If you have any questions about how we create and place lifelike CEREC crowns in one visit, then contact our team today.
TALK TO YOUR ROCHESTER, MN DENTIST ABOUT COSMETIC RESTORATIONS
Our team wants to help repair and restore your smile to improve your oral health. If you would like to find out more about our cosmetic and restorative treatments, or if you wish to book an appointment at our location, call Greenview Cosmetic And Family Dentistry in Rochester, MN at (507) 281-3659.