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Dental Crowns – Hamden, CT

Make Damaged Teeth Look and Feel New Again

Dental crown restorations prior to placement

Do you have a cavity that constantly plagues you? How about a cracked or chipped tooth that is the source of persistent pain? If so, a dental crown may be able to make these problems a distant memory. Dental crowns in Hamden are custom-made restorations that we often use to repair and enhance damaged teeth. Thanks to our team’s skill and artistic talent, you can trust that the end result will be both beautiful and natural-looking. If you need of some top-quality dental repair, give New Haven Dental Group a call today.

Why Choose New Haven Dental Group for Dental Crowns?

What Is a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns on model smile

Dental crowns get their name from the fact that they literally sit on top of natural teeth. They are thus able to fulfill two important purposes at the same time: One, they shelter any weakened or fragile enamel, and two, they restore teeth’s original shape and appearance. Crowns often enable us to save damaged teeth rather than extract them, which is a much more conservative approach that safeguards a patient’s long-term oral health.

Uses for Dental Crowns

Animation of dental crown placement

With a dental crown, we can:

Crowns can be made from a range of materials, from all-metal to all-porcelain. The material we recommend for your crown will be based on where the tooth is located in your mouth as well as your specific situation. Generally, back teeth to be as strong as possible, so we will use a metal crown, while a front tooth needs to be both strong and pleasing to look at, in which case we are likely to provide an all-porcelain crown.

What Is the Procedure Like?

Woman in dental chair smiling

The procedure to place a crown involves three basic phases that typically unfold over the course of two appointments:

What to Expect with a Dental Crown

Closeup of repaired smile

Immediately following the procedure, your tooth may feel extra sensitive for a few days, but this should subside naturally. To take care of your crown, treat it like a natural tooth; you should brush twice a day, floss once a day, and attend regular checkups. With this approach, it is likely that your crown will last for 15 – 20 years or longer.

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