What Is A Dental Crown?

Dental crown are made out of the following materials:

  • Metal alloys
  • Ceramics
  • Porcelain
  • Compositie resin

There materials will be colored so that can match your natural tooth. Here at Rancho Dental, we want to keep your teeth looking natural, so we will decide the best fit your specific mouth. 

Our doctor may consider these factors

  • location of the tooth
  • position of the gum tissue
  • your preference
  • color of your tooth

You may need a crown due to:

  • too big of a cavity to fill
  • cracked tooth
  • post root canal in order to protect the area
  • cover any tooth that is discolored. 


Dental Crown Steps

First, your dentist will remove the outer layer of your tooth. Secondly, he will make an impression of your mouth. Then, if the crown is not ready to be put on, you may need to get a temporary one. Lastly, when you are your dentist are happy with the way it looks, it is ready to be cemented onto your tooth. 

If you feel you may be a candidate for dental crowns, contact Rancho Dental today!