Does your child have cavity prone teeth - or for that matter, do you? Our back molars are particularly susceptible to tooth decay settling into their many crevices, especially in children with developing teeth. And sometimes, even the most avid brushers and flossers simply have weaker tooth enamel, or higher susceptibility to the type of bacteria that causes cavities, or crooked or crowded teeth that are harder to clean. Fortunately, there is a simple and affordable treatment
When a tooth is damaged beyond a simple filling repair, a dental crown can often save it and protect it from further damage, and/or improve its aesthetic appearance! But how exactly is a crown custom made and delivered to suit your smile? Let’s take a look at the dental crown procedure! The Dental Crown Procedure As with any dental treatment, an initial consultation is needed to determine that a crown is the ideal choice for you. We will also confirm that your tooth and surr
Did you know: Dental crowns have been used for thousands of years! There is evidence that ancient Etruscans used rudimentary gold tooth coverings to restore the shape and function of teeth - which is effectively still the purpose of dental crowns today. Crowns have evolved quite a bit since ancient times however, from placement and crafting techniques and technologies, to dental crown materials. How Does a Crown Restore A Tooth? Today, a dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” t
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