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Are you in need of a dental crown? Dental crowns are protective coverings that are placed over damaged or weakened teeth. John C. Koechley, D.D.S. in Batavia, IL offers a complete range of dental services, including crowns. Read on to discover the benefits of dental crowns.
#1- Fix Dental Issues
Crowns are used to restore chipped, cracked, worn-down, and badly decayed teeth. Crowns are also used to protect teeth after root canal treatment. If you need dental crowns, putting off treatment could jeopardize the health of your teeth and cause them to be damaged beyond repair.
#2- Improve Your Smile
Dental crowns are also used to improve the appearance of teeth. All-ceramic dental crowns are popular because they resemble natural teeth. All-ceramic dental crowns are beautiful and provide the best natural color of all the crowns. Nothing gives the same translucency, luster, and depth like an all-ceramic dental crown.
#3- A Better Color Match
It's important that you have a dental crown that matches your natural teeth. Your dentist can choose from about a dozen shades and give you a crown that is better matched to the shade of your natural teeth.
#4- Strength and Durability
Different types of crowns include ceramic, porcelain, and porcelain-fused-to-metal. Porcelain crowns are natural-looking and provide strength and resilience. They're known for their great strength and exceptional durability. Porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns are also strong and produce pleasing aesthetics.
#5- Improve Oral Function
Dental crowns can improve oral function. it is difficult to eat when you have damaged teeth. Dental crowns will give you the ability to chew all the foods you love again. Crowns restore the structure of the teeth so you can eat in comfort.
If you need dental crowns, why wait? We can help you today. Call John C. Koechley, D.D.S. at 630-406-9441 today to schedule a dental consultation in Batavia, IL. Creating healthy, beautiful smiles is what we do best.
Discover more about these common restorations and how they might be able to help your smile.
No one wants to deal with a damaged smile and yet it happens more than you might think. Perhaps you were out on the field playing football and the wrong tackle knocked out your tooth or you bit down on something crunchy just to find a piece of your tooth had chipped off. If you are dealing with damaged or missing teeth then our Batavia, IL, dentist, John C. Koechley, D.D.S., might just have a solution.
Should I get a dental crown?
A dental crown, sometimes referred to as a cap, is custom made to fit over a tooth to make a weak or damaged tooth strong again. Just like a real tooth, a dental crown is designed to look just like a natural crown. Crowns can be made from everything from porcelain to ceramic to metal. The type of material our Batavia cosmetic dentist chooses will depend on many factors including expense, aesthetics and which tooth needs a dental crown.
A dental crown might be a good restoration for you if:
- You have a weak tooth
- Your tooth has become damaged by decay, infection or an injury
- Your tooth is severely malformed, misshapen or discolored
- You need to support a traditional dental bridge
- You are replacing a single missing tooth with a dental implant
Is a dental bridge a better option for me?
If you are suffering from tooth loss and not a damaged or weak tooth then a dental bridge will probably be a better fit based on your needs. We do offer many ways to replace a missing tooth or teeth, but dental bridges are often appealing because treatment is quick, easy and painless, and it will prevent the rest of your natural teeth from shifting out of alignment.
If you are getting a traditional dental bridge we will need to prepare a tooth on both sides of the gap so that they support dental crowns. These dental crowns will then be cemented to the artificial tooth or teeth—which lie between the crowns—to fill the gap.
Are you ready to learn more about getting dental crowns and bridges in Batavia, IL? If so, then schedule a consultation with us to find out if you are right for either of these treatments.