When teeth are badly decayed, cracked, broken, chipped, or lost, it can leave you feeling embarrassed to laugh or smile. The dental crowns we provide at our Shreveport and Bossier City dentist offices can provide you with a rejuvenated smile that will boost your confidence and make expressing yourself a more comfortable experience. Our patients have been rewarded with such improvements for years, and our highly trained staff and team of expert dentists are dedicated to helping you take care of your smile for the rest of your life.
For top-notch reconstructive and general dentistry, please contact Shreveport Bossier Family Dental Care.
Understanding the Procedure
Dental crowns can be used to restore dental implants, giving them an attractive and natural-looking finish. In this case, once your implant has osseointegrated, or fused to the bone, a crown can be put in place to complete your smile and improve your appearance.
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After root canal therapy, dental crowns can also be placed to protect the remaining healthy tooth structure and restore its natural function. When the root canal procedure is complete and the tooth root has been repaired, a portion of your enamel will be removed to make room for the crown, and the restoration will be cemented to your tooth.
Lastly, these restorations can be used to enhance the aesthetics of a tooth. The damaged pieces of chipped, broken, or discolored teeth will be removed (or in some cases, built up) to make room for the crown that will be cemented in.
One of our Shreveport or Bossier City dentists will check the fit of the dental crowns to assess your bite and jaw structure. We will schedule a follow-up appointment and send you home with proper care instructions and tips to increase the longevity of your smile.
Types of Crowns
Crowns can be made entirely of gold or porcelain-fused-to-gold substrate to optimize both strength and beauty. Thanks to our innovative dentists and their access to amazing technology, we now offer crowns made entirely from ceramic and porcelain that provide flawless aesthetic improvements to your smile.
When using dental crowns to restore dental implants, temporary crowns may be placed on the abutment during osseointegration. Permanent crowns are made in a professional dental laboratory and take a few wakes to be made. These long-lasting restorations are then connected to a dental implant or cemented to an existing tooth.
Learn More about Dental Crowns
Dental crowns can provide you with an excellent, long-lasting solution to damaged teeth. With their tooth-like color, sheen, and shape, they will blend naturally into your smile for an attractive and eye-catching look. Great for both cosmetic and reconstructive purposes, dental crowns will restore the health of your teeth, gums, and mouth, reducing your risk for tooth decay, gum disease, and infection.
At Shreveport Bossier Family Dental Care, we have the answers to your dental needs, so please contact our Shreveport or Bossier City office for more information on dental implants or to schedule a consultation. We look forward to meeting with you!