Dental crowns have been around for a long time, but like all technology they’ve evolved. The dental crowns at Redbud Dental of Edmond are state-of-the-art, and used for many purposes.
Placing a dental crown involves multiple steps:
First we anesthetize the tooth to be crowned, and then prepare it. All decay is removed and the tooth is shaped. Usually, we’ll file off tooth structure to reduce the size and create the proper shape.
Creating a Good Impression
An impression is made with a putty-like substance to ensure the crown does not negatively influence the bite.
The Temporary Crown
A temporary crown is used to protect the tooth and make sure it doesn’t move in the mouth while the permanent crown is being created. Patients need to be careful with their temporary crown. It is not as strong as the permanent crown and is attached only with temporary cement. We’ll have specific instructions for you.
Choosing a Color
A shade guide helps you pick a shade for the restoration. Most people don’t have teeth that are exactly the same color.
The Lab Team Works Its Magic
The model to is used to create the crown.
Your Crown Is Put In Place
When the new crown is ready, we place it in your mouth and make any required adjustment to achieve a perfect fit.
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