A dental crown repairs a decayed or otherwise damaged tooth by providing a protective casing for the entire tooth surface.
This strengthens the tooth and enhances appearance by restoring natural shape, size and colour.
Crowns provide a solution when a filling wouldn’t be sufficient after removal of decayed or damaged tooth structure. They can also be used with dental implants and to support dentures and bridges.
Crowns – as strong as natural teeth – reinforce remaining healthy tooth structure and provide protection from further damage.
Benefits of dental crowns include:
When you might need a dental crown
Crowns are a standard treatment to repair damage from extensive tooth decay and after physical injury has resulted in a badly cracked tooth.
You might also need a dental crown to:
Types of dental crowns:
Crowns can be made from various materials, including:
Dental bridges are traditionally known to be made with a metal framework because of the strength of the material. Thanks to advances in dental technology, metal-free, all-ceramic bridges are available – which are just as robust but more aesthetically appealing.
Dental bridges fill the gap caused by a missing tooth or teeth. They consist of:
Bridges prevent remaining teeth from shifting out of position and ensure even distribution of bite pressure.
Unlike dentures, bridges are non-removable. Unlike dental implants, they don’t involve surgery, additionally bridges can last up to 15 years.
Crowns cost more than fillings but are more reliable and last longer.
The cost of dental crown treatment depends on considerations such as:
Is dental crown treatment right for you?
We can help you decide whether crown treatment is right for you, based on factors such as the extent of damage or decay to your tooth and your aesthetic objectives. We can also advise you on which type of crown material is best for you.
If you have a broken or decayed tooth, contact us to discover how our dental crown treatment can restore your oral functionality and enhance your smile with a comfortable, long-lasting and natural-looking solution.
Feel free to contact us in case you have any more questions and we are happy to answer them the best we can.
Our team are trained to help you feel at ease from the moment you arrive in our practice. We know it can be a scary process, so we make sure we guide you through every step. And if need be, we can use sedation dentistry as we are the only dentist practice that offers sedation in Launceston.
Simply give our team a call and let them know what your goals are. They will take you step-by-step through what is required to revolutionise your smile.
At Pickup Bagshaw Dental we have very strict testing and management processes to ensure that our equipment is start of the art and suitable for our patients.
Every mouth and goal is unique. We live by the motto of providing affordable value to our clients. Once you come in for analysis, we will give you a full cost breakdown
That’s our job! We can do a full analysis of your mouth and suggest the most suitable solutions to give you that life-changing smile!
We take training VERY seriously here at Pickup Bagshaw Dental. We are constantly sending our staff to industry meetups, seminars and events so that they can be on the cutting edge
From emergency, cosmetic, restorative to sedation – Pickup Bagshaw Dental provides every service to suit your dental needs.
Not many dental practices can say they have over 70 years of combined experience in various dental fields, including general, preventative and restorative treatment.
In our warm and welcoming office, patients are given top-notch care and attention. We firmly believe in keeping our patients comfortable, informed, and empowered to choose their treatments.
Conveniently located in the Launceston CBD, we also have HICAPS/EFTPOS facilities available.
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