Crowns Specialist

Orange Coast Dental Specialty

Dental Implant Specialist, Prosthodontists & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Huntington Beach, CA

As you age, it can be normal for your teeth to become damaged or degraded. Fortunately, dental crowns can serve to protect and restore these damaged teeth. Arman Dayan, DDS, Xuan Yue, DDS, and the team at Orange Coast Dental Specialty in Huntington Beach, California, has extensive experience placing and maintaining dental crowns, helping to restore your beautiful and bright smile. To learn more, call the office or book online today to schedule your first appointment with the dedicated dental team.

Crowns Q & A

What is a dental crown?

If you have experienced some level of decay or damage to one or more of your teeth as you age, you are not alone. In fact, millions of Americans experience the exact same thing. When this decay or damage happens, the health and appearance of your teeth can be negatively affected. In addition to the degradation of the appearance of your smile, damaged or diseased teeth can lead to further problems if left untreated.

A dental crown is essentially a cap that appears just like a natural, healthy tooth. This cap is placed over the diseased or damaged tooth, serving to restore the strength, integrity, function, and appearance. Each crown that is placed is then cemented into place, covering the entirety of the tooth down to the gum line. Orange Coast Dental Specialty utilizes same-day CEREC® 3-D  technology to deliver the efficient installation of dental crowns. 

When are dental crowns helpful?

There are a variety of reasons why a tooth can become damaged or diseased, especially as we age. Improper brushing and flossing habits throughout life can lead to gum disease, which can degrade a tooth. Dental crowns can serve to:

  • Hold together cracked teeth
  • Protect decayed teeth from further damage
  • Reshape and restore a worn-down tooth
  • Cover a large filling
  • Cover a dental implant
  • Cover a discolored tooth
  • Improve the shape of a damaged tooth
  • Hold a bridge in place

As you can see, dental implants are very versatile. The team at Orange Coast Dental Specialty will work with you to determine whether a dental crown may help you.

How durable are dental crowns?

Dental crowns are designed to be very durable. With proper placement and care, dental crowns can last between 5-15 years. Just as with your normal teeth, it is important to brush and floss your crowns properly. Their longevity will also depend on how much wear-and-tear they are exposed to. Certain activities such as chewing ice grinding your teeth should be avoided. 

To learn more about dental crowns and whether they may be able to help you achieve the smile of your dreams, call the office or book online today to schedule your first appointment with the team at Orange Coast Dental Specialty.

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