You may have questions about a dental crown if you’ve never needed one before. Although they are a very common procedure in modern dentistry, we understand that patients who are not familiar with the procedure may want to learn more.
The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) describes the efficacy of a dental crown as a procedure used to restore the shape, appearance, or function of a tooth that is damaged from decay or injury. Used to protect the tooth from further damage, the CDA continues that a dental crown (sometimes referred to as a “cap”) has the appearance and functionality of a natural tooth.
When you visit our dentists in Ancaster, ON at Ancaster Family Dentistry for your dental crown consultation, we’ll provide you with a custom treatment plan. That way, you’ll know what to expect before your treatment and how to care for your dental crown post-treatment.
For the most part, however, the procedure involves five steps:
As you can tell from the above list, most dental crown procedures require two appointments. If you’d like to learn how to schedule those appointments to best suit your timing and schedule, we invite you to book an appointment today for a dental crown consultation from our dentists near you at Ancaster Family Dentistry.