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Dentistry on the Avenue
Dental Crowns Toronto, Dental Crowns Yorkville, Ave & Dav, Porcelain Makeover
A crown (or cap) is a covering that encases the entire tooth surface restoring it to its original shape and size. A crown protects and strengthens tooth structure that cannot be restored with fillings or other types of restorations.
Although there are several types of crowns, porcelain (tooth colored crown) are the most popular, because they resemble your natural teeth. They are highly durable and will last many years, but like most dental restorations, they may eventually need to be replaced. Porcelain crowns are made to match the shape, size, and color or your teeth giving you a natural, long-lasting beautiful smile.
Reasons for crowns:
Broken or fractured teeth.
Tooth has a root canal.
What does getting a crown involve?
A crown procedure usually requires two appointments. Your first appointment will include taking several highly accurate molds (or impressions) that will be used to create your custom crown. A mold will also be used to create a temporary crown which will stay on your tooth for approximately two weeks until your new crown is fabricated by a dental laboratory.
While the tooth is numb, the dentist will prepare the tooth by removing any decay and shaping the surface to properly fit the crown. Once these details are accomplished, your temporary crown will be placed with temporary cement and your bite will be checked to ensure you are biting properly.
At your second appointment your temporary crown will be removed, the tooth will be cleaned, and your new crown will be carefully placed to ensure the spacing and bite are accurate.
You will be given care instructions and encouraged to have regular dental visits to check your new crown.
Today's advanced techniques and materials are making a big difference in dentistry. The skill, experience, and commitment of our practice — using a unique combination of science and artistry — can literally redesign your smile. Our office is equipped with some of the most advanced dental technology available. Our staff is here to eduate each patient to ensure that his or her dental needs are clearly defined and understood. To accomplish this goal, Dr. Lisa Lindström places a great deal of emphasis on the advanced technology and educational tools available in today’s industry.
We want to help you look and feel your best. At Dr. Lisa Lindström Dentistry on the Avenue we can create beautiful, natural smiles, while catering for your individual situation. For healthy, stunning teeth and a smile that will light up the room, browse the services listed to the left to learn more about what we do!