Crowns Seal Out Decay
Dentists use crowns to correct tooth decay that’s more invasive than simple cavities. Where as a filling is applied to a portion of a tooth, a crown covers the entire tooth. The crown will also help strengthen the damaged tooth, hopefully protecting it from future issues.
Same Day Crown Applications
Desert Hills Dental offers top of the line in the latest technology, taking less time out of your busy schedule. CEREC® is the elite in dentistry. This technologies allows us to do same day restorations. Instead of waiting for a week until the crown is made, all work is done right there in the office. Dr. Staten can create crowns, inlays, onlays, veneers, and bridges, on the spot! Cutting the process in half ensures the patient’s comfort with lasting results.
A Variety Of Options
There are a few types of crowns offered at Desert Hills Dental.All ceramic crowns for a beautiful tooth colored restorations that do not have a metal base.
In some cases it is still necessary to create a restoration with a metal base and this type of restoration is a referred to as “PFM“, porcelain fused to metal crowns or bridges.
Zirconia crowns are another option which is a tooth colored metal crown ideal for patients with bruxism.
Each Case May Vary
Although 90% of all restorations are done in office it is determined by each individual’s diagnosis and treatment needs.