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Revitalize Your Bite With a Crown

Have you thought about elevating your smile with a crown?

Yes? Great! Then Willits Modern Dentistry is here to serve you. We guarantee that you will receive the finest dental care and attention throughout the course of your treatment.


The Purpose of Crowns

Crowns act by returning a tooth to its default shape and size. For this reason, they make for useful dental restoration tools.

Consider a tooth with excessive fillings. A crown can strengthen this tooth. Your Willits dentist could also repair a cracked or broken tooth by using a crown.

To enhance the appearance of a tooth, a crown is the answer. At Willits Modern Dentistry, our crowns are made from porcelain, zirconia, gold, and porcelain fused to metal.


FAQs About Crowns

Why Choose a Crowns Over Porcelain Veneers?

With crowns, your Willits dentist needs to remove more tooth structure to place the device, as crowns cover more area than porcelain veneers.

We generally use crowns for significantly damaged teeth and your Willits dental team can place them on natural teeth or dental implants.


What’s the Treatment Process for a Crown?

At Willits Modern Dentistry, we’ll make an impression of your tooth and send it to a lab. That way, we ensure that the crown will fit your tooth as it should.

You’ll receive a temporary crown while the lab creates your permanent one is being made. When the lab sends us your permanent crown,, your Willits dentist cements it to your tooth.


Do Crowns Look Like Normal Teeth?

Yes! Our goal at Willits Modern Dentistry is for your crown to look exactly like your natural teeth. To accomplish this, we consider the color, bite, shape, and length of your natural teeth.

All of these factors can affect the appearance of the crown and the tooth. Once the procedure is complete, your teeth will be both stronger and more attractive.


How Do I Care for a Crown?

Cleaning between your teeth is especially important when you have a crown. Plaque around your gum line can cause decay at the base of your crown, so it’s important to floss carefully.

Remember—don’t chew on hard foods, ice, or other hard objects to avoid damaging your crown. Tooth grinding will also damage the material the crown is made up of as well.