Dental Crowns Restore Teeth and Create Beautiful Smiles
If the crown of your tooth becomes weakened by decay or disease, fractured, chipped, broken, or stained, then it can be restored and strengthened by an artificial, porcelain dental crown. A dental crown is essentially a cap that is placed over your entire tooth. A crown is also attached to a steel implant post when replacing a missing tooth. A crown will greatly improve the look of your tooth, while restoring its strength, size, and shape. Crowns only cover the front portion of your tooth from the gum down.
Getting a crown is an easy process at Mango Dental. Crowns are one of the most common cosmetic and restorative dental procedures performed by Dr. Mike.
Mango Dental offers free nitrous oxide (“laughing gas”) with crown procedures.
Can a dental crown be whitened?
No, porcelain crowns can not be whitened. That is why it is very important to accurately match the color of the crown to the existing teeth. Dr. Mike recommends that you whiten your teeth first before selecting the color for the crown.
How long does a porcelain crown last?
With proper care, a porcelain crown will last for many years. On average a crown will last 10 – 20 years.
Will a dental crown protect my teeth against gum disease?
Crowns will protect the teeth that they cover from further tooth decay.
Are there different levels of quality of crowns?
Yes. Just like diamonds vary in quality, crowns are made in different dental labs and also vary in quality. At Mango Dental, we use the highest quality dental crowns that have a proven track record of lasting beauty.
Do crowns come in different shapes, sizes and colors?
Yes, crowns are custom made to fit your tooth. Therefore, they come in different shapes, sizes and colors. People have different preferences for how they want their crowns to look. For example, men sometimes prefer a more squared look, while women sometimes prefer a softer rounded look. Dr. Mike can help you decide what style and color crown would look best and be most functional in your mouth.
Photos of Crowns by Dr. Mike Mango
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