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A Crown in a Day – How?

Posted in Crowns

Getting a crown used to mean making a couple of different trips to the dentist, taking up time (and time is money, right?) Unfortunately, they’re not something that you can just keep putting off.

Crowns protect teeth from the effects of wear and damage. Getting a crown when your dentist recommends it could be the thing that keeps your tooth from needing a root canal or being pulled.

Fortunately, there’s a highly effective way to get this taken care of with minimal time and expense.

Your Single Appointment Crown

First, your dentist will assess your tooth for damage. Digital x-rays provide an instant image for the dentist to work with.

Next, your tooth is prepared to receive a crown. Diseased and damaged parts are cleaned away and the tooth is shaped appropriately.

Many dental offices now offer digital scanning technology to quickly and easily get an impression of your tooth anatomy and how your teeth fit together. The 3D scan is zipped over to the crown-milling machine.

While you rest in the dental chair, the on-site crown machine mills a solid new crown out of a piece of ceramic using the scan taken of your teeth. What comes out is a durable, unique restoration that is beautifully matched to the color of your teeth.

Your new crown is:

  • Metal free
  • Natural-looking
  • Quick
  • Lasting
  • Strong

Most people find that the traditional laboratory method of designing crowns still looks best for front teeth. But it’s good to know that you can easily repair a back tooth within a day!

The crown-in-a-day technique frees up your schedule while keeping dental care high on your priority list. Enjoy the security of a great crown without taking countless days off of work!

Ask your dentist about the options available for providing you with quick, quality crowns in a day.

Posted on behalf of:
Marietta Smiles
175 White St NW, #300
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 422-6521

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