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Dental Crowns
Marietta, GA


At Lake Pointe Dental - Marietta we understand how important your teeth are to you – it’s our job! That’s why we always strive to keep your natural teeth both functional and intact. Sometimes when a tooth experiences a certain degree of damage, either from decay or physical trauma, we can still save it using a dental crown. Dental crowns give damaged teeth a new lease on life, allowing them to continue functioning for decades, even the rest of your life. A dental crown is a cap that we place over the tooth that looks and acts just like your real tooth.


What is a dental crown?

A dental crown is a restorative and permanent dental appliance that is custom made to look and feel just like the tooth on which it will sit. It allows the patient to chew and speak exactly as they would with their natural teeth and it prevents the need for a tooth extraction/replacement. Dental crowns are crafted from a variety of materials based on what is required of the crown. Some crowns, like ones that cover the rear molars, are required to be very durable and strong, where crowns that cover a tooth that is featured in the smile may need to be more aesthetically pleasing to blend in with the natural teeth of the patient.

All Porcelain Crowns

When a tooth that needs a crown is a front tooth, porcelain is one of the best options to use because of its ability to imitate the aesthetic of a natural tooth so perfectly. Because porcelain is somewhat fragile (compared to some of the rest of the materials used to make crowns) it is not typically used to restore teeth whose primary job is to chew.

Zirconia and Ceramic

Ceramics like zirconia are one of the most impressive materials we have to restore teeth because of their incredible strength and their ability to mimic the look of real teeth. Zirconia can be used to make crowns that will restore any tooth in your mouth, but generally, is used to cap molars and pre-molars.

Gold

One of the most impressive materials available to craft dental restorations is gold. Gold has historically been used to do dental restorations for many hundreds of years because it is soft and malleable enough to manipulate into the correct shape. Many people enjoy the beautiful aesthetic that gold gives to a tooth.


The Crown Placement Procedure

Having a crown placed is typically a procedure that requires two visits to our office. During the first visit, we will consult with you over what our goals for the restoration are, and what you should expect as far as the finished results and wait times. We will then prepare the tooth to receive the crown by shaving the enamel off of it so that the crown can fit over the top of the tooth. We will cap your tooth with a temporary crown, and the first appointment will be done.

When it’s time for the second visit to our office, we will have the finished, permanent crown back from our dental laboratory. We will remove the temporary crown and place the permanent one on your tooth, affixing it to your tooth with a long lasting dental cement.


Call us today at (678) 390-5599 to schedule an appointment.







Preparing For Your Visit
We look forward to meeting you and working with you to achieve full dental health. We ask that you complete your Patient Forms a minimum of two days prior to your scheduled appointment with Lake Pointe Dental - Marietta. This allows our front office team to fully prepare your dental insurance benefits for a comprehensive consultation.

Questions? Please feel welcome to call or email us for assistance.



Lake Pointe Dental Marietta

1880 W Oak Pkwy, Suite 215
Marietta, GA 30062

(678) 390-5599

Open: Mo-Th 9- 5, Fr 9-2

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