Ask Our Dentist about Dental Crowns in Escondido, CA
When searching for a permanent or long-term solution to a problematic tooth, many patients find that restorative dental crowns are a minimally invasive solutions. Crowns, fixed prosthetic devices, are used to cover cracked teeth, address dental trauma, restore broken teeth, and offer a solution for dental implant restorations and more!
Crowns can be used to “cap” or cover damaged teeth – they “encase a needy tooth” with a customized, synthetic material, or metal alloy, such as gold or porcelain. Crowns not only restore function, but also address problems with shape, appearance and alignment. Crowns are minimally invasive and saves the core and root of the affected tooth.
Crowns solve problems including:
-Replace a large filling – large decay areas or teeth weakened by old fillings are capped to prevent further damage.
-Protect a weak tooth from fracturing – if a tooth is cracked or broken, a crown will restore the remaining healthy portion in a long-term functioning condition.
-Attach a bridge – crowns are used to secure bridges in place
-Cover a dental implant – crowns are a long-lasting replacement for a lost tooth. When made to secure to a dental implant, the patient will have a fully functioning restorative device that mimics the original tooth from root to tip
-Cover a discolored or misshaped tooth – if the problem is too sever for less intrusive treatments, a crown will improve the cosmetic appearance
-Crowns are used after root canal therapy to preserve the remaining tooth
Porcelain and gold crowns are available at the Escondido office of Marler Campbell Dental Group – these strong, durable materials are beneficial to patients.
Benefits to Gold and Porcelain Dental Crowns
Gold Crowns – Gold crowns are known for providing strength in function and durability. Frequently used in the molars at the back of the mouth, gold is often preferred by dentists when looking for a long-lasting solution that will not wear on opposing teeth. For this reason it is commonly used for patients with very strong bites, or tendencies to grind their teeth, or clench their jaw. Gold’s strength provides support to the remaining healthy tooth, and can last for several decades.
Porcelain Crowns – Porcelain is a strong material that offers well-fitting and natural-looking crowns. Marler Campbell Dental Group offers porcelain crowns to its Escondido patients who are looking for a natural smile that mimics a natural tooth in appearance, luminosity and feel. Porcelain crowns are highly durable, and produce a beautiful smile, often said to be indistinguishable from natural teeth.
Your Consultation with Marler Campbell Dental Group
Patients whose teeth are damaged too extensively for veneers may be good candidates for crowns. Your doctor will talk to you about all viable treatment options. A complete oral exam will help determine if a crown, root canal therapy or extraction is the best treatment for your personal case. Dr. Marler and Dr. Campbell will advise and educate patients on all available options to provide patients with enough information for an informed decision..
To discover how dental crowns can restore your smile in Escondido, CA, contact the professionals at Marler Campbell Dental Group to set up a consultation. We welcome patients from Escondido and surrounding areas.