A Porcelain Dental Crown Can Alter a Tooth’s Appearance

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Naturally discolored tooth enamel and cosmetic imperfections with a tooth’s appearance can leave you feeling self-conscious about the appearance of your mouth. In a situation like this you can always fall back on the professional dental services offered at Horizon Dental Care.

After assessing the health of the tooth our dentist will present you with an effective treatment plan. This often calls for enhancing the faces of all the teeth that appear when you smile with dental veneers or replacing the enamel layer of the individual tooth with a porcelain dental crown.

This type of cosmetic restoration starts with Dr. Bob Johnson numbing the tooth before removing the enamel layer. The underlying dentin will eventually serve as abutment capable of anchoring a porcelain dental crown.

An impression will be prepared of the abutment and the related teeth in your bite pattern. This will be sent to a dental lab where it will guide the dental technicians who will create the dental crown.

A staff member will call you to schedule a second appointment when the porcelain dental crown is ready. It will be cemented onto the abutment to complete the cosmetic restoration.

If you are in the Grand Junction, Colorado, area and you have an unappealing tooth in your mouth, we invite you to call 970-245-3633 to schedule an examination at our dental practice, and maintain your healthy, beautiful smile!