Dental Crowns Can Help You Achieve A Gorgeous Smile
At Signature Smile General & Cosmetic Dentistry we want all of our patients to have healthy and beautiful smiles that last a lifetime. With routine care and healthy habits patients can enjoy problem-free teeth for quite some time, but some patients come to our Brooklyn Heights office with worn down, chipped, and damaged teeth. To repair the integrity and appearance of teeth, dental crowns may be recommended. Dr. Inna Trogan use high quality porcelain to create long lasting, strong, and beautiful results for their patients in Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, Cobble Hill, Fort Greene, Carroll Gardens, and all of New York City.
Understanding Dental Crowns
When teeth are badly damaged, Dr. Inna Trogan may recommend dental crowns for their patients. Dental crowns, also commonly known as porcelain crowns, are a method of restoring teeth to create a beautiful appearance and improved function. Crowns are made of durable porcelain material because of its strength and reflective surface that mimics the natural tooth.
Crowns are whole teeth created from porcelain and adhered to the tooth. Prior to the insertion of the crown the natural tooth is shaped to hold the crown in place. They can be used for cosmetic or restorative purposes, either of which results in an aesthetically pleasing smile.
Porcelain crowns are typically used when tooth decay has destroyed most of the tooth or in the event of a traumatic incident, such as a sports injury or car accident. They are also used for patients with excessive enamel erosion or those who grind their teeth because the structural integrity of the tooth has been compromised.
Benefits of Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are a great solution for patients with problematic teeth who are looking to create a gorgeous smile. Crowns are considered both a cosmetic and restorative dentistry procedure because they can repair teeth to their original luster or even better. Dental crowns are like porcelain veneers but due to their additional thickness, they restore strength and integrity to the tooth so that it may function as a natural tooth.
Porcelain crowns are very durable and can create a beautiful smile for patients with broken or damaged teeth. Crowns can be used to repair a single tooth anywhere in the mouth without damaging nearby teeth.
Getting Porcelain Crowns At Signature Smile
Patients in Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, Cobble Hill, Fort Greene, Carroll Gardens, and all of New York City who are seeking porcelain crowns should look no further than Signature Smile General & Cosmetic Dentistry. Your dentist will anesthetize the tooth and surrounding tissue then file down the tooth in preparation for the crown. Putty will then be used to make an impression so that the crown does not affect your bite. The impressions are then sent to a dental lab to be custom created. The crowns are created from high-tech porcelain to match or enhance the color of your teeth. A temporary crown will be worn for two to three weeks, after which you’ll return to have the permanent crown placed. The crown looks just like your natural teeth, providing the look and strength without anyone knowing the difference.
Caring For Your Porcelain Crowns
Caring for your crown is similar to your regular dental routine. Teeth should be brushed and flossed regularly. Non-abrasive toothpaste and antibacterial mouth rinse may be recommended to improve the life of your crowns and promote a healthy mouth.
Find Out More About Dental Crowns
Contact the office of Dr. Inna Trogan at Signature Smile General & Cosmetic Dentistry for more information regarding dental crowns. You can schedule your consultation online or by calling the Brooklyn Heights office. During your consultation, your dentist will determine if dental crowns are right for you.