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Dental Crowns – Fort Valley, GA

Repairs for
Decayed & Damaged Teeth

As you might know, teeth aren’t invincible. They can (and often do) suffer damage due to accidents and lifestyle factors. However, there’s a great way to treat broken and decayed chompers: dental crowns in Fort Valley! With the help of these special caps, your damaged teeth can get much-needed repairs. We at Fantastic Smiles will even explain how treatment works. To that end, keep reading or call our office for the relevant details.

A patient who just received dental crown treatment

What is a Dental Crown?

A 3D illustration of a dental crown hovering over a tooth

Simply put, a dental crown is a “cap” for a damaged tooth. Its main purpose is to restore the affected area’s structure, function, and look. In doing so, the treated tooth is protected from further decay and gains a nicer appearance.

Given the qualities above, ideal crown candidates tend to have:

All the same, the best way to confirm crown candidacy is to visit our office. Dr. Marable can examine your tooth (or teeth) to see if crown treatment suits you.

The Dental Crown Process

A tooth-colored crown sitting in a dental impression

Here at Fantastic Smiles, the crown process varies from patient to patient. Still, it generally takes two possible approaches. The first is used for traditional crowns, while the second is geared toward CEREC one-visit crowns.

In traditional crown treatment, there are three crucial steps. Things start with a consultation – an appointment that settles if you need a crown. Next is the “preparatory visit,” which removes bits of your enamel so the restoration fits snugly. You’ll then attend the final placement a few weeks later.

With CEREC one-visit crowns, the treatment process is more streamlined. These caps (per their name) are made in a single dental visit with CEREC technology. As such, the dentist can create a 3D model of your tooth and use it to mill a crown in the office.

The Benefits of Getting a Dental Crown

A young woman happy with the results of her dental crown

Left untreated, your damaged tooth can cause serious long-term problems. A dental crown, though, would keep such things at bay. More specifically, it’d offer benefits like the following:

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