Natural-looking, indistinguishable dental crowns by Mouth Dental are made from durable, high-quality material. Our high-tech precision dental work and colour matching mean the restoration work is completely undetectable, and you will regain your beautiful smile. From minor to major repairing and reshaping, a dental crown can fix tooth damage and defects effectively.
Our patients receive the most advanced dental care available in the world for hassle-free, pain-free, and delay-free treatments. Fully equipped to carry out routine, specialist, cosmetic, and dental surgery, our clinics offer extended opening hours for your convenience. We care about what you want to achieve with your treatments and always enable results to meet your expectations. Taking on complex cases to bring exceptional results and choosing the most up-to-date treatment options for the simplest procedures, we pay careful attention to every detail.
By utilising digital dentistry, on-site printing, and three-dimensional scanning, you get cutting-edge dental care under one multi-clinic roof. Meet our highly experienced in-house specialists and consultants to understand your dental condition better and help you decide on the most suitable treatment option.
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Dental crowns are caps that resemble natural teeth that can fit over damaged and discoloured teeth, as well as dental implants. They are able to restore the shape, size, strength, colour, and appearance of a tooth. When fixed into place, a typical crown completely encases the entire visible portion of a tooth from the gum line and above. Dental crowns are usually made from metal, porcelain-fused-to-metal, all-porcelain, all-ceramic, pressed ceramic, and all-resin.
Composite bonding can correct numerous damage-related, colour-related, and shape-related teeth issues. Composite resin bonding can;
There are different types of crowns. Some are temporary crowns, and others are permanent crowns. Onlays and 3/4 crowns do not offer full coverage and are used when some of the underlying solid tooth structure still remains. Temporary crowns are put in until your permanent crown is ready.
At the first consultation, your dentist will examine the affected tooth or teeth. We take X-rays to assess the condition of the root and surrounding bone. When extensive decay or risk of infection or injury to the tooth’s pulp is detected, a root canal is performed to avoid underlying complications. With the help of local anesthesia, the tooth and its gum tissue are numbed. The outer layer of the tooth is reshaped along the chewing surface and sides to accommodate the crown without discomfort.
If the damage or decay gets extensive and the tooth can’t accommodate the crown, a filling material can build up enough tooth structure to support the crown.
With digital scanning, a 3D image of the newly shaped tooth is made. A copy of the surrounding teeth will also be made to ensure the crown will not affect your bite. A temporary crown made from acrylic will cover the tooth until the permanent crown is ready. It usually takes 2-3 weeks until your next appointment to fix the crown. On-site CEREC 3D printing is used for ceramic/porcelain crowns for same-day crown fitting.
Once the permanent crown is ready, the acrylic crown will be removed, and the permanent one will be tried on. Our permanent crowns are made to comfortably fit and blend in with the natural colour of your teeth. However, it is important to ensure you are pleased with the appearance and fit of the crown. If you are happy with it, the permanent crown will be cemented in place. Local anesthetics will be used for the procedure.
Your temporary dental crown protects your tooth from sensitivity and infection while keeping the tooth in its place without any shifts.
Therefore, caring for it ensures that it can protect your tooth as intended.
A crown is an artificial addition that is useful in dental care. And complications can arise over time, which can be resolved with professional care.
The general lifespan of a dental crown is between 5 and 15 years. Crowns made from gold and porcelain-fused-to-metal are known to last longer. Your oral hygiene and habits such as grinding and clenching teeth can affect the crown’s health. Biting hard items and nails also have negative impacts.
No, a crowned tooth doesn’t need special care. However, good oral hygiene and practices are still necessary. Brushing and flossing around the crown help keep the underlying tooth protected from decay and gum disease. Avoid chewing hard foods on porcelain crowns.
Crowns can cost from £825 at Mouth Dental, depending on the material, condition of the tooth, and work needed to fit the crown.