Category: Dental Crowns

Crowns Offer Solutions For Many Dental Situations

There may come a time in a patient’s life when they experience extensive tooth decay or trauma to a tooth. When something like this happens, though, your Mansfield, TX, dentists can offer a treatment that will save the tooth. It is called a dental crown, and dentists use them for such things as covering dental… Read more »

Making Your Dental Crown Last Longer

Also known as caps, dental crowns protect vulnerable teeth like a helmets protect heads. Unlike helmets, dental crowns are placed as permanent protection for the tooth. Advances in technology have made crowns able to last longer and longer. In the past, dental crowns were made from an alloy of metals; they were more likely to… Read more »

Your Dental Crown Should Offer Lasting Support

Your dental crown is not meant to make a brief appearance in your smile before being replaced, or removed. Crowns need to exhibit real durability, because if your tooth needs a crown, that need will be permanent. Your enamel can heal after some minor harm, but when the damage grows too significant, that capacity will… Read more »

Quiz: Demystifying Dental Crowns

If you have enjoyed a lifetime of good oral health, you may not know what to expect when a problem like tooth decay does arise. There are different strategies your dentist will employ to provide you with restorative dental care, based on the severity of your cavity. Many patients will have their problem tooth restored… Read more »

What To Anticipate From Your New Dental Crown

You may be worried that a dental crown, while necessary to protect your tooth, could be trouble for your smile. How will you look after you receive it? You may also be curious as to how it will fit in – will the presence of this restoration disrupt your normal biting and chewing actions? Will… Read more »

Dental Crowns Offer Protection For Vulnerable Teeth

A vulnerable tooth – a tooth that has been hurt by tooth decay, or an injury – can be a major hindrance. You could experience discomfort associated with the tooth’s condition. It may be harder to bite, chew, or speak. If the problem is linked to a cavity, it could lead to problems that affect… Read more »

Gum Disease Prevention

If you are having chronic hollatosis that won’t go away even when you chew on breathe mints or rinse with mouthwash or if you are noticing that your gums bleed or your spit is looking pink when you brush your teeth, you may be one of the millions of Americans living with gingervitis or gum… Read more »

I Have A Cavity! Now What?

If you have a cavity, it has formed as the result of plaque. Unfortunately, this extremely sticky substance will attach itself to your teeth on a daily basis. The bacteria within plaque (plaque is full of bacteria) feed on carbohydrates in your mouth, which they turn into acids during digestion. Those acids are delivered directly… Read more »

Planning and Receiving Crowns: The Process

The not-so-exciting news is that your teeth are vulnerable to a variety of issues that may result in damage. You can find yourself with a severe cavity that has left your tooth in too bad of shape for a filling. You may accidentally break a tooth. Or, you may end up with a tooth that… Read more »

Protecting Your Teeth With Crowns

Have you visited us only to find out you need a dental crown to improve the health of your tooth? If so, you may feel excited to be moving forward toward a more comfortable smile but slightly confused about why we have selected this restorative solution. Fortunately, crowns often provide patients with a way to… Read more »