Dental Crowns – Virginia Beach, VA
Repair, Restore, and Improve
Did you know that tooth enamel is even stronger than bone? Even though it’s the most durable substance in the human body, teeth can still become cracked, chipped, decayed, or otherwise damaged over the years. Unfortunately, teeth cannot heal themselves like most other parts of the body. This means that they’ll need protection to prevent the breakage from getting worse. Here at Goyal Dentistry, Dr. Kapish Goyal can repair, restore, and improve your smile with custom dental crowns in Virginia Beach. Read on below to learn more about how this treatment can keep your pearly whites healthy for years to come. Then, give us a call once you’re ready to schedule a consultation!
Why Choose Goyal Dentistry for Dental Crowns?
- Durable, Tooth-Colored Materials Available
- Modern, Comfortable Dental Office Atmosphere
- Insurance-Friendly Dental Practice
What Is a Dental Crown?
Dental crowns are one of the most common methods of fixing decayed or broken teeth. A crown is essentially a tooth-shaped cap that is designed to completely cover a tooth (or at least, the part of the tooth that you can see above the gumline). Because they fit over so much of the tooth, crowns can restore a tooth’s appearance as well as its function. They also safeguard a tooth against further damage or decay.
Traditionally, dental crowns have been made from metals such as silver and gold. Today, however, we can provide crowns made from tooth-colored yet durable materials, such as porcelain, rather than metals that stick out like a sore thumb in your smile. Dr. Goyal will consider your personal preferences and unique oral health needs when choosing a material for your crown.
The Dental Crown Process
As a skilled and experienced dentist in Virginia Beach, Dr. Goyal can usually design, create, and place your dental crown in just two appointments. The first step involves clearing away any decayed or damaged tissue and, if needed, gently reshaping your tooth to ensure there is plenty of room for the crown. Next, our team takes impressions of that area of your mouth before sending the data to a dental lab, where a team of experts gets to work on crafting your crown.
In the meantime, we can protect your tooth by placing a temporary crown over it. Your permanent crown should arrive at our office in a few short weeks, at which point we call you to schedule your second appointment. Dr. Goyal removes your temporary, has you try on your actual crown, and makes sure your bite looks and feels normal. Finally, he cements it into place, improving the health, function, and beauty of your smile all at the same time!
The Benefits of Getting a Dental Crown
There are plenty of options for restoring the appearance and function of your smile, but dental crowns offer many unique advantages, such as:
- Versatility – From cracks to cavities to severely broken teeth, dental crowns can correct a variety of issues.
- Durability – Dental crowns are designed to last for at least a decade, maybe even two, with the right aftercare.
- Cosmetic superiority – If you choose a tooth-colored crown, you can rest easy knowing that Dr. Goyal will personalize it to blend in with the rest of your teeth.
- Improved long-term oral health – A crown will protect a tooth from additional damage that might require it to be extracted and replaced.