Dental crowns 

Nothing is as important as a person’s shining smile, as it is one of the secrets of face attractiveness, yet it is a sign of beauty. 

The beauty of that smile is complete only if one has a healthy mouth and bright, white, decay-free teeth. 

According to many studies, a good mouth health with clear white teeth makes the person look more attractive and confident and leaves the impression of being younger. 

Through our value Dent clinics, which have the best in technology and the expertise of medical staff in the field of cosmetic dentistry. 

These techniques include dental crowns that have arisen as an effective cosmetic solution to many of your tooth problems such as fractures, decay or even discoloration.

So, if you have damaged or fragile teeth that cause many problems, your doctor may recommend making tooth crowns as a cosmetic measure for your overall dental shape. 

What are dental crowns? 

Dental crowns are covers that are placed over damaged teeth, whether they are damaged, traumatized or decayed. 

With dental crowns you can restore the tooth size, shape and appearance. 

These are made from different materials such as ceramic (porcelain), metal or a mixture of the two. 

Goal for dental crowns: 

 You can get many benefits when you start making dental crowns, including the following: 

Attractive appearance: 

Dental crowns give you the perfect flawless look. 

It looks identical to the natural human teeth thanks to the new technologies and the increased experience of medical staff. 

Support and protection: 

Dental crowns help protect your weak teeth or damaged, decayed and broken teeth. 

Repairing Fractions: 

Dental crowns are useful for restoring broken teeth that have been broken by an event or some health condition to be similar to other normal teeth. 

Bridge installation: 

In some dental bridge cases, dental crowns can be used as a result of which doctors use the crown to fit the dental bridge in place. 

Cosmetic Coverage: 

Missing teeth, incomplete or severely distorted teeth are covered by dental crowns. 

It also plays a role in covering implanted teeth. 

Type of dental crowns.

There are many types of dental crowns: 

Stainless Steel:

This type is frequently used if permanent teeth are damaged, but it is intended to temporarily protect the tooth. 

It is also commonly used in children as it is highly suitable for the child’s age and this kind of crowns does not require multiple visits to the doctor, so it is a low cost and highly efficient type of tooth crowns. 

Porcelain and Ceramics:

These types of dental crowns provide more natural dental color than other types and are more suitable for people with metal allergies and are used for both the front and back teeth. 

Ceramic molten with metals: 

It combines the hard, durable metallic crowns with porcelain and ceramic features that give the natural appearance of a natural tooth. 

All resin crowns:

Resin crowns are less expensive than other types of crowns, but they are the fastest to be damaged over time.

Temporary crowns:

A type of tooth crowns that is made by some solid materials such as acrylic or stainless steel. 

This type of crowns is used as a time-to-time solution until permanent tooth crowns are installed. 

The steps for fitting dental crowns. 

To get tooth crown you should take the following three steps: 

First visit to the dentist for diagnosis and radiology: 

The doctor takes full X-ray or panoramic teeth before starting to make a crown of teeth. 

This is so that the doctor knows the tooth’s condition and the tooth’s radical, and makes sure that it is safe, and that the tooth needs an action before starting the tooth crown procedure or not, and some other procedures that the doctor suggests to you. 

Visit the dentist a second time to take tooth measurements and dimensions: 

After making sure that you complete the first step, the doctor takes the size and dimensions of the tooth using a type of solid molds that contain a soft, semi-liquid material that is later hardened by heat. 

 That helps in making a model identical to teeth dimensions. 

Your third visit to the doctor for crown installation: 

In this step, the doctor anesthetics the person with simple local anesthesia and then the doctor sculptures the original tooth from several sides to fit more closely with the dimensions of the produced crown. 

The doctor then fixes the new crown by using an adhesive. 

The third stage is usually over several sessions, not one. 

FAQs on dental crowns:

There are a few questions that people might ask when they look for a dental crown:

Is it possible to install dental crowns on the same day? 

It is possible to make a tooth on the same day if the dentist has the equipment where the doctor first removes the decay and shapes the tooth so that it is suitable for the crown. 

The doctor takes you a hologram of the oral teeth and the crown of teeth is made shortly after that in less than 15 minutes the crown of teeth will be ready. 

The doctor places it in place on the tooth after the person is given local anesthesia so that the person does not feel pain. 

Do dental crowns cause health problems? 

Dental crowns are one of the most completely safe treatments that do not cause any serious health problems. 

One of the health problems you can meet is your Allergy to the material from which the crown is made, in which case you should contact your doctor immediately. 

Are there potential problems with dental crowns?

You may face-off some problems after your dental procedure, but as long as the dentist is a skilled physician and the procedure is performed under modern techniques, these problems are greatly reduced. 

However, some problems include: 

Pain: 

The pain sensation often starts after the anesthesia has ended.

This pain may last for hours but quickly pass through your intake of painkillers.

Fraction: 

A common problem with dental crowns is fracture, especially made from porcelain where a chip is fragile. 

Pollution: 

Sometimes the amount of material that is held in the crown is reduced, resulting in food residue buildup underneath the crown, which may eventually lead to tooth inflammation or decay. 

Crown fall. 

This is a result of erosion of crown support in this case you can contact the dentist as soon as possible. 

Allergic reactions: 

This is rare and usually due to metals used in metal crowns.

What is the lifespan of dental crowns? 

Dental crowns are 10 to 20 years old and may last longer. 

Its lifespan depends on the rate of damage the crown can suffer and how interested the person is in following oral health habits. 

Zircon and porcelain are generally the most aged crowns. 

So, if you want to prolong the life of the crown, you should avoid unhealthy habits such as chewing ice, biting your nails, or having cold drinks followed by hot drinks. 

Do dental crowns require special care? 

Do not require special care other than maintaining good oral cleaning practices such as brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once, especially around the crown area, and care should be taken to use the mouthwash once a day to eliminate germs. 

Can I whiten my teeth? 

Unlike normal teeth you cannot whiten teeth because they do not have a cane through which whitening material can pass and remove stubborn spots. 

You should avoid foods that may stain teeth and continue to follow healthy dental procedures. 

Can I replace the crown of my teeth? 

In case the crown breaks or crumbs you can replace it.

You can also replace that crown if you choose a crown with a more suitable material as it is easy to replace tooth crowns. 

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