Dr. Yousaf and the dental professionals at Precision Smile Dentistry are experts in treating their patients in/near Stafford County with same-day dental crowns, especially for emergencies. Permanent dental crowns are not a simple or convenient process. Most patients being fitted for a dental crown can expect to visit the dentist’s office at least twice and may wait up to 3 weeks for the permanent crown to be made by a lab. With the help of digital technology and some advanced machinery, Dr. Yousaf e and the team at Precision Smile can make a patient’s crown in the office in about an hour or two.
What is a dental crown?
A crown is cover for a damaged tooth. Dentists drill to remove the decayed portion and shape the tooth for the crown. Depending on the dentist and location, a traditional crown can cost $800 to $2,000 or more. Dental crowns help to restore a tooth’s original shape, strength, and natural appearance.
What is a same-day crown?
Specialized machinery is available to dentists today that analyze, measure, and construct a dental crown. A computer takes digital images of the damaged tooth and software designs the crown. A fabricator within the machine then mills the crown.
Can a crown help me?
Same-day crowns can be used to cover a tooth being treated to fill a cavity, a root canal, or to hold a bridge in the mouth. It is bonded to the tooth it covers and performs effectively as the tooth’s new enamel surface.
What are the benefits of same-day crowns?
Same-day crowns are:
Is a same-day crown right for me?
Dental crowns are often covered by a patient’s dental or health insurance policy.
Dr. Yousaf and the staff at Precision Smile Dentistry help their patients with same-day dental crowns to restore unhealthy, misshapen, discolored, or damaged teeth. The solution to a patient’s needs is usually no more than an hour or two away.
If an emergency requires immediate restoration of a tooth, or even if a whiter, brighter, happier, and healthier smile is the goal, same-day dental crowns are a convenient, economical, and effective treatment option. For more information on crowns or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Yousaf and Precision Smile Dentistry in/near Stafford, call: (540) 300-2255.