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Dental Crowns

New York City Dental Crowns

Restoring Missing & Damaged Teeth

Our team at Marc Lazare D.D.S., M.A.G.D. provides dental crowns to restore teeth that

A crown being placed

have sustained damage or decay. Crowns, also known as dental caps, fit over a corrupted tooth and help to regain the functioning that was lost. A crown not only strengthens a tooth, but can dramatically improve its appearance, shape, and alignment. If you think you may benefit from a crown, we encourage you to contact our office as soon as possible. We can help you determine which treatment is necessary to successfully restore your smile.

For more information on our dental crowns, call us at (332) 334-8290 or contact us online today!

What Is a Dental Crown?

Dental Crowns being Made

In dentistry, a dental crown can refer to two different things. In an unmodified tooth, the crown is the portion of the natural tooth that protrudes visibly from the gum line. A crown can also be a term for a synthetically crafted tooth that is used to cover a damaged or weakened existing tooth.

Types of Dental Crowns

Sometimes called a dental cap, tooth cap, or porcelain jacket, dental crowns can be made of different materials.

A few of the most popular crown materials consist of:

  • Porcelain-fused-to-metal Crowns
  • Metal-Alloy & Gold Crowns
  • Porcelain Crowns
  • Resin Crowns
  • Ceramic Crowns

How Long Do Crowns Last?

Dental crowns of various sizes

The lighter-colored, non-metal materials like e-max appear more natural in the mouth, though porcelain-fused-to-metal can be a compromise between the durability of metal and the natural appearance of porcelain. Newer materials like Zirconia crowns can provide strength but are metal-free.

There are several factors to consider when choosing the material of your crown, for how long do they last being one of them, and Dr. Lazare will offer guidance in this choice. Depending on the craftsmanship of the crown and the skill of the dentist installing the dental crown, these fixtures can last for many years with proper care.

Personalized Dental Care Tailored to Your Needs

At Marc Lazare D.D.S., M.A.G.D., we understand that every patient has unique dental needs and concerns. That's why we offer personalized dental crown treatments that are tailored to your specific requirements.

Our approach to dental care includes:

  • Thorough consultations to understand your dental goals
  • Customized treatment plans to address your individual needs
  • Compassionate and gentle care to alleviate any dental anxiety
  • State-of-the-art technology and techniques for optimal results

When you choose the office of Dr. Marc Lazare, you can expect personalized attention and exceptional dental crown services that prioritize your oral health and overall well-being. Contact us today to experience the difference in our devotion to our clients.

Contact us online or call us at (332) 334-8290 today for more information on our dental crowns.

Are there any dietary restrictions with dental crowns?

While there are no specific dietary restrictions with dental crowns, it is advisable to avoid chewing hard objects or using teeth to open packages to prevent damage to the crown.

Do dental crowns require special care?

Dental crowns do not require special care beyond regular oral hygiene practices, including brushing, flossing, and routine dental check-ups. However, it is essential to avoid habits like teeth grinding to protect the crown.

Dental Crowns

  • Dental Implant Bridge
  • Maryland Bridge
  • Maryland Bridges
  • Veneers, Crowns, Bridge & Implant Crowns
  • Temporary Splinted Bridge
  • Dental Implant

Frequent Dental Crowns Questions

  • How Are Dental Crowns Installed?
    During two separate appointments, patients will visit Dr. Lazare’s NYC office to undergo preparations for the crown, and then have the fixture permanently cemented into place. First, the tooth is prepared, a process that involves the removal of some of the natural tooth structure to prepare for the dental cap. A temporary crown is secured over the shaped tooth until the next appointment, about two weeks later. At this second visit, a custom-created crown is fit and adhered to the prepared tooth.
  • Do Crowns Look Realistic?
    Crowns are created by dental laboratory experts to look like real teeth. They will be similar in color, shape, and size to the natural tooth. Dr. Lazare’s goal is to enhance a patient’s smile, not detract from it with artificial-looking tooth replacements.
  • Is It Painful to Undergo Crown Placement?
    Dr. Lazare will administer numbing injections when necessary, and the local anesthetic will block the patient from feeling any discomfort during the preparation for the crown or its placement. After either dental visit, there may be some residual discomfort and swelling that can be controlled with over-the-counter pain medications and a temporary adjustment to chewing and biting.
  • Are Dental Crowns Similar to Veneers?
    While both alterations can be composed of porcelain or resin, they are intended for different purposes. Crowns replace the full surrounding portion of the tooth, while veneers are applied to the front surface of the teeth to improve dental aesthetics. Veneers don’t offer the strength or support provided with crowns. Additionally, crowns support different dental procedures while veneers are typically performed as a standalone cosmetic treatment without medical necessity.

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