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Crowns

A severely chipped front tooth

A severely chipped front tooth

The tooth prepared for a porcelain crown

The tooth prepared for a porcelain crown

When the structure of an entire tooth is compromised, a crown, which covers all of the surfaces of the tooth, will need to be placed. The example to the left illustrates a fractured front tooth.

The first step is to prepare the tooth for a crown, which requires reduction of the tooth so that the lab has enough room to produce a life-like crown. We then take an impression, select the proper color for the crown and make a temporary, at which time the first appointment is completed.

Your case is then sent to the lab to make the crown, which is then tried in and adjusted. Our job is to communicate what your wishes and desires are to the lab technicians so your new crown will be in harmony with the surrounding teeth.

Before your new crown is cemented, we check the fit, the contacts, the bite and the color to make sure it has the same characteristics of your natural teeth.

Please see our Crowns Gallery to view the types of results we can achieve with porcelain crowns.

The porcelain crown being tried in

The porcelain crown being tried in

The tooth restored to its natural appearance

The tooth restored to its natural appearance

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