Diverse Dental Crowns for Diverse Smiles
The top of a tooth, known as the crown, is uncannily strong, but it isn’t invulnerable. A tooth cannot repair itself once it becomes damaged or afflicted with tooth decay, and left untreated, the damage or infection will only grow worse. To protect it, Dr. Chen can create a custom-designed dental crown and place it over the tooth.
For a dental crown to work, it must be able to perform the same duties as a healthy, natural tooth, including withstanding the pressures of your bite. Since different teeth are exposed to different levels of bite pressure, your dental crown may be made from metal, porcelain, zirconia, or a combination of porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM).
In the Office
Dental crowns also need to fit comfortably and naturally among your other teeth. Therefore, the first step to placing yours will be a comprehensive examination, and taking precise measurements using digital imaging equipment. After a skilled technician has crafted your crown, Dr. Chen will permanently bond it into place during your next visit.
Every dental crown is hand-crafted and meticulously designed, not only to protect your tooth, but also to maintain the symmetry and balance of your bite. By protecting a damaged or weakened tooth, the crown restores your bite function, while helping prevent further tooth damage, or the complete loss of the tooth.
Brighter Smiles at Illume Dental in McKinney, TX
At Illume Dental, we are committed to maintaining an excellent level of service for everyone. Our philosophy is that exceptional dental care begins with a personal relationship with your dentist and dental care team. Therefore, every treatment is tailored to meet your unique needs and exceed your expectations. To schedule an appointment or consultation with Dr. Chen, call Illume Dental in McKinney, TX, today at (469) 301-1255. We proudly welcome patients from McKinney, TX, as well as Allen, Plano, Frisco, and all surrounding communities.