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Dental Crowns Near Me in Richmond



Dental Crowns Near Me

Are you looking for a dental crown specialist near you? We’ll helpyou determine whether you require one. We have different types of crownsmade from resin, metal, porcelain, and ceramic materials.


What is a dental crown?

Dental crowns are used to cover damage to a tooth. Your toothpractically wears the crown. The crown is tooth-shaped and custom-madeto fit the size of your tooth.

A crown does not hide a dental problem, it hides the damage caused.If your tooth has broken because of decay, you will first get treatmentfor tooth decay and the crown will hide the breakage.


A dental crown can be used in these situations

  • To protect a weakened tooth after severe decay or cavity

  • To cover an implant

  • To replace a large filling

  • To restore a natural tooth that is cracked or broken

  • To protect a tooth after a root canal

  • To align your bite

  • For cosmetic purposes


Types of dental crowns

The most common types of dental crowns include;


Metal crowns

Such as the popular gold crowns. They are the most durable but alsovery expensive.


Stainless steel crowns

These are temporary crowns and are common in children who needprotection for their baby teeth.


Resin crowns

Resin crowns are affordable but not very durable as they aresusceptible to fractures.


Porcelain crowns

These are probably the most common nowadays because they look morelike natural teeth.


Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns

These are made from a combination of porcelain and metal.


Pressed ceramic crowns

These are similar to porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns but madeof ceramic in place of metal.


Care for dental crowns

  • Brush normally but gently.

  • Floss daily to avoid plaque between teeth.

  • Avoid hard foods.


Are you a candidate for dental crowns? Call us to find out.

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