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Crowns (Caps)

Thanksgiving Point Dental in Lehi is the perfect place for dental crowns in Lehi. Experienced dental experts Dr. John Armstrong and Dr. Brandon J. Valgardson are highly trained with extensive knowledge in dental crowns and how to use them properly. They take a unique approach, using the newest technology to ensure that your dental crown fits as perfectly as possible – alleviating dental discomfort for better dental health overall. 

What is a Dental Crown:

A crown (also known as a cap) is a covering that completely encases the tooth surface, giving it back its original size and shape. When we cannot repair tooth structure with fillings or other restorations, a crown protects and fortifies it.

Types of Dental Crowns:

Although there are many different kinds of crowns, porcelain (tooth-colored crowns) is the most common. Although they are very strong and will last for many years, they might eventually need to be replaced, just like most dental restorations. We create porcelain crowns to match your teeth’ size, shape, and color, giving you a beautiful smile that looks natural and lasts a long time.

What are the Benefits of Dental Crowns?

Porcelain dental crowns are an excellent option for those seeking dental restorations. Not only do they look perfectly natural, but their strength also makes them one of the most reliable dental tools. These dental crowns also reduce sensitivity, often experienced with traditional metal dental crowns. The beautiful and strong porcelain coating can create a seamless smile or protect weak teeth from breakage – it’s an excellent dental investment! Porcelain dental crowns can last up to 15 years with proper care, making them an ideal choice for long-term dental solutions.

Why do I Need a Dental Crown?

A dental crown can help correct several dental issues, including:

  • Broken or fractured teeth.
  • Cosmetic enhancement.
  • Decayed teeth.
  • Fractured fillings.
  • Large fillings.
  • The tooth has a root canal.
  • Discolored or stained teeth
  • Worn down teeth
  • Teeth that are crooked or misaligned

If you are looking for a dental crown that can help correct your smile, look no further than Thanksgiving Point Dental. We offer a wide variety of dental crown options that can help restore various dental issues, from cracked teeth to severely worn down teeth. We will work with you to find the perfect solution.

What can I Expect When Getting a Dental Crown?

You will typically need two appointments for a crown procedure. A temporary crown will be made from a mold and placed on your tooth for roughly two weeks while a dental lab fabricates your new crown. We will take several extremely precise molds (or impressions) during your initial appointment to create your custom crown.

While the tooth is numb, the dentist will prepare the tooth by removing any decay and shaping the surface to fit the crown properly. Once we accomplish these details, we will place your temporary crown with temporary cement, and Dr. Armstrong or Dr. Valgardson will check your bite to ensure you are biting properly.

We will remove your temporary crown, clean the tooth, and meticulously position your new crown to ensure proper spacing and bite at your second appointment. You will be given maintenance instructions and urged to check your new crown at regular dental checkups.

Dental Crowns in Lehi,Ut

Our commitment to excellence makes us one of the very best in dental health care services in all of Lehi, and our knowledgeable staff at Thanksgiving Point Dental will help you feel comfortable every step of the way. Don’t settle for just any dentist when it comes time to get dental crowns; have the best in Lehi provide the highest quality service. Schedule an appointment today.