There are several reasons why our Jeff Jones, DDS dentist might recommend a dental crown for you. If you have an extremely discolored tooth, a weak tooth that needs the strength of a crown to hold it together, or if you want a crown for simple cosmetic reasons, we can help you determine it a crown is the right treatment.
If you have a cavity that has grown too large to easily be fixed by a normal filling, a dental crown will often be recommended by Dr. Jeffrey V. Jones. Crowns and a replica of your tooth’s layer of enamel that are made from either a metal alloy or porcelain. They are hollow so they can be anchored onto a post called an abutment made from the core structures of your tooth.
Our dentist will use a drill to remove the tooth enamel layer. Then, they will create a detailed impression of the abutment and the surrounding teeth. This will be sent to a dental lab where your new dental crown is made.
A member of our staff will call you to schedule a second appointment when the new crown is ready. This appointment will be brief as the temporary crown will be removed and your new crown will be cemented into place.
If you have a decayed or disfigured tooth that you would like fixed, come to our office in Dallas, Texas, today to schedule your appointment.