Crowns can improve the appearance of a damaged tooth by capping or covering the damaged tooth. Crowns will lessen your pain from a damaged tooth by protecting it so you can eat and drink without feeling pain from the damage. Federal Way Dental Excellence creates crowns, bridges and restorations that match the appearance of a natural teeth so damaged or decayed teeth look natural and healthy.
Why Do I Need a Crown?
You may need a crown if you have a missing tooth, a dental implant, cracked tooth, discolored tooth, misshapen tooth or need a dental bridge. Crowns cover a majority of dental problems.
What Are Crowns Made Of?
Crowns are made from several different materials including metal alloys, porcelain, ceramics or composite resin. Dr. Michael Yu Yeh and the associates at Federal Way Dental Excellence will create a natural looking crown that fits you comfortably. Your dentist will create your crown taking into consideration your material preference, the location of the crown, the function of the tooth and the natural color of the tooth into consideration.
What is The Procedure of Placing a Crown?
It will take two appointments to complete the crown placement procedure. During the first appointment, Dr. Michael Yu Yeh or another associate will prepare the decay or damaged tooth by removing any decay in the tooth and then your dentist will make an impression of your tooth to create the permanent crown. You will receive a temporary crown while the permanent crowd is created at a laboratory. As soon as your new crown is ready, you will have your second appointment when the dentist will place, fit and cement your crown into place.
Crowns cover many problems that can occur from cavity, disease or decay. Federal Way Dental Excellence Center will provide you with natural looking and well fitted crowns so you can maintain great oral health.