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By Rochester Denta
April 01, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Dental Crowns  

Dentists have used dental crowns to help their patients since the late 1800s. Modern crowns look so much like natural teeth that no dental crownsone can tell the difference (except your dentist of course). Dental crowns can help strengthen damaged teeth and also give you a smile that you can feel proud to flash everywhere you go. Find out how a dentist at Rochester Dental in Troy, MI can help you restore your smile.

Common Tooth Problems
Over time, teeth may become vulnerable to wear, erosion, decay and infection—particularly if they’re not cared for properly. Here are a few of the most common tooth problems that patients struggle with:

  • Cavities and major tooth decay that requires root canal therapy. 
  • Erosion of tooth enamel.
  • Protruding teeth due to injury or infection.
  • Intrinsic tooth discoloration due to medication or injury.

Dental crowns by your Troy, MI dentist can help fix or reverse all of these common dental diseases and imperfections.

Strengthen Your Teeth with Dental Crowns
A dental crown is a small piece of either porcelain, metal, porcelain fused to metal or a strong ceramic material that is shaped to cover an existing tooth. It gets its name due to the fact that it looks like a crown-shaped cap with an indentation in the middle for the “head” of the tooth. When a tooth is weak, eroded or damaged, a crown gives it strength and protection. If there has been decay due to an infection, the crown allows the tooth time to heal and become more resilient.

Getting Dental Crowns
The process of getting crowns starts with a consultation appointment that should take about 30-45 minutes. Your dentist will perform a full exam including X-rays to ensure that crowns are the best solution for your case. Your teeth have to have relatively strong roots and be supported by healthy bone tissue for crowns.

Call for Crowns
If you have a tooth problem that can probably be fixed with the help of a dental crown, call Rochester Dental in Troy, MI today at (248)528-0700 to schedule an appointment with a caring and attentive dentist.