Is It Painful To Have A Crown Put On Your Tooth?
Dental crowns, sometimes referred to as caps, are restorative treatments that can have major benefits for a patient’s dental health. Despite their many benefits, a lot of patients put off getting crowns because they are worried the procedure will hurt. However, these worries are unfounded, as the procedure for getting a crown at Long Island […]
How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?
One of the most common questions patients have before receiving a dental crown, or a dental cap, is, “how long will my dental crown last?” There are a lot of factors that play into the overall durability and longevity of your crown. Materials used, your oral hygiene, and wear and tear can all decide whether […]
Do Dental Crowns Need to Be Replaced?
Dental crowns serve a wide range of purposes, from protecting weak or cracked teeth to improving the appearance of a tooth that is discolored or misshapen. Whether you already have a dental crown or you are considering having the procedure done, you may be wondering whether or not they will eventually need to be replaced. […]
Do Dental Crowns Have Metal in Them?
Put simply, crowns are artificial tooth-shaped caps that are placed over a damaged tooth. These caps are affixed to the tooth with a strong cement. They can hold together a partially broken tooth, cover a misshapen tooth or dental implant, cover a root canal, hold a dental bridge in place, or restore a broken tooth. […]
CEREC Crowns vs. Traditional Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are a necessary treatment for many patients. A crown caps a natural tooth to strengthen and protect it. Patients receive a dental crown after undergoing root canal surgery, suffering a severe tooth fracture, or having a cavity treated that is too large for a simple filling. Dental crowns are also a necessary component […]
Can I Do Invisalign with Crowns?
In most cases, Invisalign can be used by people who have dental crowns. Since Invisalign aligners do not bond to your teeth, they are not likely to damage them. However, every individual’s circumstances will be different, so you will want to schedule a consultation with your dentist. They can best determine whether Invisalign is the […]
Are crowns better than veneers?
The options can seem endless when it comes to replacing damaged or missing teeth. Ideally, the best way to select which option is best for you is by talking to a dental team in an individual one-on-one session. After examining your teeth and listening to other needs and concerns, Long Island Implant & Cosmetic Dentistry […]
Are CEREC Crowns Better Than Traditional Crowns?
Dental crowns are used by your dentist to treat damaged teeth, restoring them as much as possible to their original shape and function. At Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry, we are proud to offer our patients– CEREC same-day dental crowns, which are faster and more expedient to apply than traditional crowns. In addition, they […]
3 Questions to Ask Before Getting Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are like a cap that fits snugly around the natural tooth. Crowns are made to mimic the look, function, and feel of natural teeth. Your dentist can customize them to fit the exact shade of the rest of your smile. If you were to examine the smile of someone with crowns, you’d never […]
What Is Tooth Contouring and Reshaping?
There are lots of cosmetic dentistry treatments available to people who would like to improve the aesthetic appearance of their smile and boost their self-confidence. You may already be familiar with some of them, such as teeth whitening and Invisalign aligners. But what about tooth contouring and reshaping? This lesser-known procedure is actually commonly performed, […]