Dental Crowns in Allen, TX

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What Are Dental Crowns?

In many cases, teeth that have sustained moderate decay or damage can be treated with a dental crown. Our patient-friendly dental facility proudly provides these dental restorations to Allen, TX patients to help strengthen and protect the visible parts of a tooth while reestablishing its shape and size. Dental crowns are custom-made to match your natural teeth and can be performed to address teeth that are fractured, decayed, oddly shaped, or have other types of structural damage. These dental restorations might also be combined into a unit to create a dental bridge or positioned over single dental implants to restore teeth that have been lost. Set up a visit with our dental practitioners at The Dentist of Allen to find out if a customized dental crown can elevate the health and look of your smile.

At The Dentist Of Allen, we are aware of the self-consciousness and dysfunction of losing or chipped teeth. Our team offers dental crowns as a choice for our Allen, TX individuals who are looking to gain many benefits from their treatment, including:

  • Increased natural and simplicity of speaking, eating, and smiling
  • Easy, customized treatment that needs very little recovery
  • Renewed use and appearance of teeth and mouth
  • Long-lasting outcomes that should keep patients satisfied for years in the future

What Should I Expect When Receiving Dental Crowns?

Crown procedures for our Allen, TX patients usually happen in two stages. During the initial appointment, one of our dental practitioners will numb your mouth to keep you comfortable. Once the affected area has been cleaned, an impression of the prepared tooth will be captured and used by a dental laboratory to make your custom crown. A temporary crown will be positioned over the tooth to allow for normal eating and drinking and a natural-looking smile while your custom crown is built. We will schedule a follow-up visit at The Dentist of Allen a couple of weeks later so that you can have the temporary crown removed and the new custom-built one attached to your tooth or implant post.

Once placed, your dental crown will be adjusted as needed so your bite is comfortable and even. A member of our staff will recommend cleaning methods and suggest effective flossing and brushing techniques. During your biannual dental exams, one of our dentists will assess your crown and your general oral wellness. With proper care, a dental crown should last for many years. If your restoration ever feels unstable or is no longer attached to your tooth, please contact our office. Attempting to repair or reattach it yourself may cause damage to your tooth and crown.

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I have been going to The Dentist of Allen for 10+ years now. Before that I bounced around to probably about 10 different dentist for the 10 years before I found them. The staff is always great, they communicate well, and the doctors have always taken great care of me. When I met my wife she switched over to The Dentist of Allen and she refuses to go anywhere else. Great place that has been serving the residents of Allen for a very long time.

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Natural-Looking Dental Crowns

Tooth decay and worn teeth can be fixed with a custom crown at our Allen, TX office. This type of restoration can help protect your tooth from further issues while regaining your normal oral function and look. Get in touch with The Dentist of Allen to book a consultation and determine if a dental crown or other restorative solution will work for you.

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Does getting a dental crown hurt?

During the procedure, getting a dental crown should be painless because your dentist at The Dentist of Allen will use local anesthesia to numb the tooth and surrounding gums. You might feel some discomfort or sensitivity after the procedure once the anesthesia wears off, but this should go away after a few days.

Does a crowned tooth require special care?

While no special care is needed for a crown, it's essential to maintain good oral hygiene. Although a crown protects the tooth, decay can still occur at the gum line. Additionally, you should avoid chewing hard foods or objects that can damage the crown.

How long does a dental crown last?

With good oral hygiene and regular dental checkups, a dental crown can last 10 – 15 years or longer. The exact lifespan may depend on the crown's material, the underlying tooth's health, and wear and tear from biting, chewing, and teeth grinding.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.