Restore your teeth with natural-looking, all porcelain dental crowns in Paxton, MA
Despite good oral hygiene and preventive care, sometimes a tooth may become compromised and require a dental crown restoration. At Paxton Dental Care, patients in the Paxton and Worcester, MA area can restore their teeth with natural-looking, all porcelain dental crowns.
Benefits of porcelain crowns
Whether you need a crown for a broken tooth, after root canal therapy, to place on top of a dental implant, or another reason, porcelain crowns (also called white teeth caps or ceramic teeth) are a great choice for protecting your tooth from future damage and restoring its full function. Porcelain crowns are:
- Natural-looking – the tooth-colored porcelain blends in seamlessly with your smile and has the same luminosity as natural teeth
- Durable and long-lasting – modern dental ceramics are nearly as strong as natural tooth enamel
- Convenient – for patients interested in same-day crowns, we offer CEREC technology to mill your porcelain crown while you wait
- Functional – dental crowns restore the appearance, health, and feel of your natural teeth so that you can smile, eat, and speak with confidence
All about porcelain veneers at Paxton dental care
What are porcelain veneers?
At Paxton Dental Care, we offer porcelain veneers to patients who are interested in improving their smiles.
Porcelain Veneers are thin shells of porcelain, thicker than a contact lens but thinner than a fingernail.
They slip over the surface of a person’s tooth or multiple teeth to change the appearance, shape, color, or arrangement in a smile.
What are the benefits of getting porcelain veneers?
One of the best benefits of porcelain veneers is a long-lasting, beautiful, natural-looking improvement of a person’s smile.
Porcelain veneers are designed to change the shape, size, and appearance of a person’s smile.
If a person has discolored teeth, out of alignment teeth, cracked or chipped teeth, discolored previous fillings, etc., it can be improved using porcelain veneers.
Why should someone visit Paxton Dental Care for porcelain veneers?
One of the things we offer at Paxton Dental Care is a smile preview. We can show a patient what their smile would look like before they even enter into treatment.
An ideal candidate for porcelain veneers is someone who has been dissatisfied with their smile for a long time and is now ready to have the smile of their dreams.
The procedure takes only a short amount of time and usually two appointments. At the end of the first appointment, that person has a preview of what their final smile will look.
At their second appointment, the porcelain veneers are bonded to their teeth permanently, and their smile is complete.
The crown placement process
The key steps for placing a crown are the same whether you choose a traditional crown or a same-day CEREC crown. First, Dr. Scott Siemen will prepare the tooth by shaping it so that your crown will fit in with the rest of your smile. Then, impressions are taken of your teeth so that the crown can be custom-fabricated, either in a laboratory (which generally requires a wait of approximately two weeks) or in the office using CEREC technology while you wait. If you are getting a traditional crown, Dr. Siemen will place a temporary crown to protect your tooth while the crown is being fabricated. When your new crown is ready, Dr. Siemen will try it on your tooth and check to ensure it has the perfect fit before cementing it onto your tooth with a durable bonding agent.
Learn more about dental crowns and which options are right for you by calling Paxton Dental Care today at (508) 557-2400!