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Dental Crowns in Forest Hills

What are dental crowns?

A crown is 'cap' that resembles your tooth and can help strengthen a tooth with a large filling when there isn’t enough tooth remaining to hold the filling. Crowns can also be used to attach bridges, protect a weak tooth from breaking, or restore strength to one that’s already broken. Crownare also a good way to cover teeth that are discolored or badly shaped. It’s also used to cover a dental implant.

The problem with most dentistry is that it actually looks like dentistry and does not look natural. Our aim at Dr Bella Normans office is to make your smile look natural. Porcelain dental crowns can look amazing and brighten up and improve a person’s smile and general dental health.The placing of Dental crowns forms an essential part of restorative dentistry that at the same time provide wonderful aesthetic results. When it comes to dental crowns – CEREC porcelain crowns are considered to be the most beautiful crowns the teeth can get and also the strongest.

Benefitsm of porcelain crowns

  • Natural looking: porcelain is semi-translucent and looks and feels the most like real teeth.
  • Color matched: One of the biggest advantages of porcelain is its ability to be customized into any shape, texture, or color.
  • Durable: Dental porcelain is incredibly strong and known to last up to 15 years.
  • Functional: Your custom-made crown will cover the damaged tooth and will fit perfectly with your other teeth, allowing you to chew your food better and speak more clearly..

Why is porcelain used in crowns?

Porcelain dental crowns provide necessary strength and look identical to the look of natural tooth. The use of porcelain is because it's the only crown that provides a translucent look to the tooth. The placing othe porcelain crowns used for front teeth can be a complicated placement process and can be challenging with a need for expertise. Dr Bella Normatov is skilled and experienced and has placed hundered of porcelain dental crowns in patients to transform their smiles with amazing results. When are Porcelain Crowns Applied A porcelain dental crown is almost like a protective “cap”, which is placed over the tooth to restore its size and shape. The crown can also increase the strength of the tooth and improve its appearance. There are many types of dental crowns available, but porcelain crowns are best to recreate the natural look and function of the tooth as they can be matched to the color of the patients surrounding teeth. Porcelain crowns are designed to match the natural appearance of the tooth, but will look like you have a better one than before. When a patients tooth is broken or has been damaged by decay, a dental crowns is the best way to restore it.

Often dental crowns can be used to hold in place a dental bridge. Dental crowns can also be used to cover the abutment of a dental implant. In some cosmetic dental cases crowns may be used for cosmetic modifications or ti improve aesthetic purposes.

Treatment using porcelain crowns

Before any decision is made to use dental crowns in any restoration process as with any other kind of dental treatment, Dr Norman will firstly start with a dental examination. During this time teh doctor will check your teeth and make the preparation to make the crowns easy to fit. Using a mould of dental putty, an impression will be taken of your teeth and used to construct the full porcelain crowns. In the meantime Dr Norman will use temporary crowns that will be fitted onto your teeth. At your next visit Dr Norman will remove the temporary crowns and fit the permanent porcelain crowns. The crowns will be polished and she will make sure that the bite is correct when you bite down. If they need adjusted then she will make the neccessary adjustments to make sure the bite is perfect.

Before any decision is made to use dental crowns in any restoration process as with any other kind of dental treatment, Dr Norman will firstly start with a dental examination. During this time teh doctor will check your teeth and make the preparation to make the crowns easy to fit. Using a mould of dental putty, an impression will be taken of your teeth and used to construct the full porcelain crowns. In the meantime Dr Norman will use temporary crowns that will be fitted onto your teeth.

At your next visit Dr Norman will remove the temporary crowns and fit the permanent porcelain crowns. The crowns will be polished and she will make sure that the bite is correct when you bite down. If they need adjusted then she will make the neccessary adjustments to make sure the bite is perfect.

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