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Why Choose Shwarts Family Dentistry for Dental Crowns?

  • A customized restoration that blends with your smile
  • Sedation dentistry options to make you comfortable
  • A warm and friendly dental team

What Are Dental Crowns?

A dental crown

If you’re looking for a versatile treatment option to strengthen and support your weakened tooth, look no further than dental crowns. This type of dental restoration has been around for decades, giving people a chance to enjoy a fully restored smile all while protecting their teeth from further damage and decay.

Your dentist in Richardson can use dental crowns to fix a variety of issues, including:

  • Repairing large cavities
  • Providing teeth with the strength and protection needed after a root canal
  • Transform teeth that are oddly shaped or look smaller than normal

Dental crowns are made to fit over your natural tooth and are customized to match the color, size, and shape of your natural teeth. This ensures you have a beautifully blended smile.

Who is a Good Candidate?

A woman smiling

Individuals who have experienced the following are ideal candidates for dental crowns:

  • Severe tooth decay that a filling cannot treat
  • A tooth damaged by injury
  • Teeth needing a new look due to their shape or size

What is the Process for Getting a Dental Crown?

A woman having dental work

Dr. Shwarts strives to make every procedure as easy as possible, completing the process in two appointments. During your first visit, he will begin by administering local anesthesia or sedation to make you comfortable. Once he is satisfied that you are ready to begin, he will start preparing your tooth. If it is severely decayed, he will clean out the decay and infection before thoroughly cleaning the tooth and filling it. He will file the tooth down to ensure the dental crown properly fits.

After it is reshaped, he will take an impression, so it can be sent to the dental lab. There, technicians will work to create your dental crown, taking care to make sure your prosthetic matches the size, shape, and color of your natural teeth. It often takes 2 to 3 weeks for the final restoration to be complete.

Once it arrives in our office, you’ll return to have Dr. Shwarts place the crown over your tooth using special cement.

What Are the Benefits of Dental Crowns?

A woman staring at her smile in the mirror

  • Offers additional support to a damaged or decayed tooth
  • Protects and seals the tooth from any further problems and prevents bacteria from reinfection the tooth
  • Creates a pleasing appearance
  • Restores your tooth to its natural shape and size
  • Hides any impurities, including stains or discoloration