Do missing or failing teeth cause you pain, embarrassment, keep you from eating the foods you love, or cause you to smile with your hand over your mouth? If your teeth are holding you back, it is time for a change. You can have a gorgeous and fully functional smile.
We are here to help you live a full, happy, and healthy life with the support of strong, reliable dental crowns. Dr. Charette in Louisville, KY has spent years studying and perfecting dental crown therapy and loves to create custom dental solutions for patients across Louisville, KY, and surrounding areas.
This simple procedure is part of the excellence that comes from Dr. Charette and can be completed quickly and efficiently with little to no pain. They are common in both adults and children, and just might be the solution you are looking for to restore your mouth to full pain-free functioning.
What is a Dental Crown?
A dental crown is essentially a cap or a cover for a tooth that is fractured, damaged, discolored, or misshapen. These restorations essentially replace the tooth you lost. They look, feel, and function like natural teeth and can be brushed and flossed normally.
When properly placed, it fully covers the visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line. This helps restore its shape, strength, and appearance.
Dental crowns in Louisville, KY can be made from a wide variety of materials like porcelain, metal, ceramic, or composite resin.
When is a Crown Needed?
It is generally needed when there is a need to protect, restore, or rebuild your tooth/teeth. Crowns may be needed in the following situations: