A dental crown can be used anytime a tooth may need to be capped in order to restore and maintain its health or for aesthetic purposes. Dental crowns are different than several other kinds of cosmetic dentistry options because you won’t have to lose your entire tooth, but can preserve the remaining tooth.
At The Dentists of Omaha, our skilled cosmetic dentists can determine if your teeth are good candidates for dental crowns and discuss the entire process with you. To schedule a consultation about dental crowns or other cosmetic dentistry needs, please contact us today by calling 402.445.4647.
What Do Dental Crowns Fix?
Dental crowns are a great option for our Omaha dentists to use anytime you have a tooth that can be preserved without complete removal. We would use dental crowns to help with the following tooth issues:
- To protect a tooth that has a large dental filling
- To preserve a tooth that has undergone a root canal
- Chipped teeth
- Cracked teeth
- Worn down teeth
- Broken teeth
A porcelain dental crown is expertly fit to your tooth’s individual size, shape, and color so that it blends in seamlessly with your smile and bite. Our dentists will take our time to ensure that you’re happy with the feel and look of your crown.
Dental Crown Process
Dental crowns are expertly made in a lab that is outside of our Omaha dental office. Because of this, dental crowns require two visits. During the first visit, we will prepare your tooth for the crown by removing any portions of it that are too cracked or unhealthy to remain. Once the tooth is prepared, we will take impressions of your teeth. We will ensure that you’re happy with the feel and fit of these impressions and then they will be sent to the lab to have your crown(s) created. At the lab, the crowns are digitally made to ensure a perfect fit and perfect color match.
While waiting for the lab to create your crown, we will fit you with a temporary crown. This will be permanent-enough that you will still be able to eat, speak, and care for your teeth without many changes to your normal eating and dental care habits.
After 2-3 weeks, your dental crown will be ready and we’ll have you come back in to one of our four convenient locations. Our dentists will remove your temporary crown and place the permanent crown, making adjustments as we go to ensure that your bite is perfect.
Schedule Your Omaha Dental Crown Visit Today
If you believe that you have a tooth or teeth that could be preserved through dental crowns, please contact our Omaha dentists today. Dental crowns are a great way to avoid the more invasive and expensive dental implants or porcelain veneers, so don’t delay to schedule your consultation.
The Dentists of Omaha have locations in Hillsborough, Ralston Square, Village Pointe, and Dundee to serve all of our Omaha residents conveniently. Please contact us today to schedule your consultation by filling out the form on this page or calling 402.445.4647.