There may come a point in your life when you take a look in the mirror and accept the fact that you are no longer happy with the appearance of your smile. Even those who spend quite a bit of time brushing and flossing every day might still have to deal with issues such as unusual gaps between the teeth, severe chips and discoloration. While those issues can be quite devastating, you should realize that the smile of your dreams might be just a phone call away. Cosmetic crowns are popular dental devices that can be used to quickly and safely fix some of the most common dental issues. In addition to making your smile much more eye-catching, these devices will also protect your teeth from further damage.
Crowns can be used during restorative procedures as well as cosmetic treatments to fix a wide variety of problems. Unlike many other treatments that only address a single issue, crowns will completely encapsulate the natural tooth to transform the patient’s smile. These devices can be used to address issues such as severe internal stains, larger cracks and gaps between one’s teeth. They can also be used in conjunction with other devices like bridges and dental implants.
Can Anyone Get Crowns?
Even though the teeth must be prepped before they are put in place, these devices are relatively non-invasive. As a general rule, most adult patients who have relatively healthy teeth and gums will benefit from crowns. If you are struggling with an oral health problem that could result in teeth falling out or an implant rejection, then you might not be the best candidate.
Having Your Crown Installed
This treatment is relatively simple if the crowns are going to be placed over the natural teeth. Each crown is made custom for the patient, and that is why they look so natural after being placed over a tooth. The crowns themselves are attached to the teeth with a powerful bonding agent.
These devices can be cared for just like natural teeth, and most patients forget they even have them within just a few weeks of their appointments. With the proper care, these durable porcelain devices often last for 15 years or longer.
Make an Appointment Today
Talk to our skilled cosmetic dentist at the office of Samuel F. Jirik, DDS in Cabot, AR to see if cosmetic crowns can benefit you. We happily serve clients in the Little Rock, AR area. Contact us today to schedule a consultation!