When was the last time you were able to sit down to a meal with your family, without suffering from discomfort caused by a dental problem, like a cavity or even a deep chip or crack? If it feels like ages, you are likely long overdue for a dental appointment. Many people don’t realize that while the tooth’s enamel is incredibly strong, it is not able to restore itself the way so many other parts of the body can. This means that over time, dental problems are only likely to worsen, potentially to the point of causing a great deal of dental pain and even infection. Fortunately, restorative treatment like dental crowns can often help patients save badly damaged teeth. So if you do suspect you have a problem, why not talk to your dentist about whether a crown could be a great solution?
Enjoy Better Comfort with a Porcelain Crown
Dental discomfort is often caused when a tooth has become damaged, either due to acidic erosion or trauma. In either case, prompt restorative action is the best way to save the tooth, and also to improve a person’s overall comfort, particularly when chewing.
in the case of cavities, dental fillings are often recommended. However, if a tooth has become chipped, cracked, or badly damaged by acid erosion, the restorative dentist may recommend a dental crown instead.
Smile Proudly Knowing Your Smile Is Naturally Beautiful
Dental crowns were once made primarily from a metal amalgam. Fortunately, modern dental fillings can be made of a much more natural-looking and comfortable material, like porcelain. In fact, porcelain can be crafted to closely resemble teeth in shape, shade, and even their sheen! Plus, porcelain is incredibly strong, making crowns a long-lasting form of restoration.
Can a Crown Help You?
Restorative dentistry can help save damaged teeth, and restore comfort. If you need treatment for a dental problem, schedule a restorative appointment with Stephens and Gatewood Dentistry in Spring, TX, by calling 281-320-2000, today.