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Dental crowns are used to rebuild and strengthen weak or broken teeth.

Dental crowns are restorations that are used to rebuild and strengthen weak or broken teeth. These coverings are also known as dental caps due to the way they fit over teeth. Dental crowns are also used for changing the shape and colour of your teeth, thereby adding to your aesthetic appeal. If a dental crown is needed on the front teeth, your dentist will ensure that there is a perfect colour match with your other front teeth.

Dental crowns are necessary when you have old fillings that are beyond repair and on teeth that are chipped, fractured or sensitive. There are different types of materials from which dental crowns are made. These include a full porcelain crown, porcelain fused with metal crowns and stainless steel crowns. Your dentist will explain all the differences to you and then advise the best possible solution for your case based on what type of crown is appropriate.

Once there is an agreement between your dentist and yourself, an impression will be taken. This will be sent to our dental laboratory which will fabricate your dental crown. Typically, this is ready in 3 weeks and you will be provided with a temporary solution in the interim period. Once the permanent dental crown is prepared, you will be required to come back to the dental surgery and your dentist will bond the new dental crown in place. This will be usable immediately.


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What is Crowns?

Crowns can be used to improve your smile by changing the shape and colour of your existing teeth and also in some cases to help strengthen a weakened tooth which may be heavily restored due to caries or trauma.  Crowns are most commonly made from highly strengthen porcelain and also other materials such as Gold or hardened plastic.

Between the stages of preparing a tooth for a crown and placement of the final crown, a temporary crown is cemented onto your tooth to protect it.

For treatment with a crown, your dentist will usually match the existing colour of your teeth with a porcelain tooth. Sometimes people may choose a lighter colour for cosmetic reasons. For back teeth, you may choose a number of materials ranging from porcelain and gold based on the strength, durability and cosmetic goals and needs.

Crowns offer many benefits including rebuilding and strengthening weak or broken teeth. They can also help protect your teeth after root canal treatment and can also help improve your overall oral health.

Keen to find out more? Our experienced dentists can tell you everything you need to know about crowns and recommend the best option for you based on your specific needs.

Is Crowns for me?

Need to restore your smile? After a solution to protect damaged or broken teeth? Want a long-lasting, cost-effective way to restore your smile?

Crowns can help to protect your teeth. In many cases, people get a crown to protect a weak tooth, often from decay or from breaking. They can also hold together cracks in a tooth.

Here are some of the many advantages our patients have found with crowns:

  • Improved appearance – crowns can greatly improve the look of your smile
  • So convenient – crowns are a permanent and successful dental treatment
  • Improved confidence – they can help restore your smile, helping boost your self-esteem
  • Long-lasting – With proper care and maintenance, crowns have an excellent lifespan
  • Better oral health – Crowns can be used to restore broken teeth or teeth that have been worn down, which helps to improve overall oral health


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