Dental Crowns Denver NC
Keeping the smile healthy is more than just brushing and flossing the teeth. It also means addressing problems as they arise and finding solutions to restore the smile’s health and function. Drs. Nathen Ellis and Gary Hubbard of Denver Dental Arts in Denver, NC, are professionals who are focused on providing general and preventive dentistry and restorative dentistry. This includes the fabrication and placement of dental crowns, which might be referred to as “tooth caps.”
What is a dental crown?
Our team at Denver Dental Arts describes the dental crown as a custom-made restoration to cover the exposed part of a natural tooth to strengthen and protect it. There are different types of dental crowns, but the most popular material used is that of porcelain. This is because porcelain is a material that closely mimics the appearance of natural tooth enamel, ensuring an aesthetic approach to restoring the smile.
How long do dental crowns last?
To maintain dental crowns, it is advised that patients follow the instructions of care given by their dental providers. Most patients enjoy their dental crowns for many years before they need to be replaced. They are stain-resistant, maintaining their aesthetic appearance over time.
How to care for a dental crown?
There are ways in which patients can extend the longevity and lifespan of their dental crowns, along with other common dental restorations:
- Brushing the teeth after every meal.
- Flossing the teeth and around the dental crown at least once a day.
- Visiting the dentist regularly to monitor for changes or concerns.
- Avoiding chewing on objects such as ice cubes or pens, as this can result in breakage.
Find out the benefits of dental crowns
Tooth caps such as dental crowns are an effective way of addressing damage to the natural tooth structure. If you believe that you may be a candidate, contact Drs. Nathen Ellis and Gary Hubbard of Denver, NC, to discuss your needs. The Denver Dental Arts office is located at 7206 Austin Smiles Court, Suite #103, and can be reached by phone at (704) 908-6969.