Our Leesburg, VA, dental office has a team that uses crowns to place the finishing touches on root canals and dental implants to deliver beautiful and functional results for our patients.
A dental crown is meant to protect a tooth and store its function. A crown is a cap placed on top of a tooth; This helps to restore its natural stability. In addition, it can help to prevent the tooth from getting further damaged. Our Leesburg, VA, dental office has a team that uses crowns to place the finishing touches on root canals and dental implants to deliver beautiful and functional results for our patients.
Typically, a crown would take around two appointments for placement. During the initial appointment, the tooth that is receiving the crown will be prepped. The impressions of your tooth will be taken during this appointment, and you will be provided with what’s known as a temporary crown. That way, you don’t have to worry about having your smile altered in between your appointments. As soon as we’ve made your custom crown, you will return for your second appointment. During your second appointment, Dr. Birkitt will secure your newly minted permanent crown. During the appointment, any alterations will be made to ensure that you are completely satisfied with your new smile. We strive to exceed every client’s expectations.
Here at Birkitt Dental, you will find the most advanced restorative dentistry anywhere. Whether you have an infected tooth, a missing tooth, or a damaged tooth – we can customize a dental crown solution. That way, you can restore your smile to its former glory. In addition, you can get in contact with our friendly staff at our dental office in Leesburg.
The crown(s) you will receive are made from either porcelain or ceramic. We only use the highest quality materials for our crowns. These crowns are custom-made off-site. All of your measurements will be taken in our office and submitted through a virtual 3D model that we use. This software will take your measures and create a custom-fitted crown with the highest level of precision.
We are highly trained and experienced in fitting dental crowns. Our expertise and the proper sedation and local anesthesia ensure that we can place crowns without inducing pain. You can choose from oral sedation, which is a medication that will effectively relax you during the process.
Because each crown is custom, the cost will vary depending on your needs. Your needs will be thoroughly assessed during your consultation. Your out-of-pocket cost will also vary based on your insurance. Once we conduct a thorough evaluation, we can offer an accurate cost estimate for your entire treatment. Everything will be supplied to you so you can make an informed decision. Our friendly and trained team will also go over all the financing options available to help you restore your smile without causing financial stress.
You will find that crowns are durable. Despite being durable, they will need to be replaced eventually. Luckily, a crown can be long-lasting with proper care and maintenance. You will want to continue to adhere to appropriate dental hygiene practices like brushing and flossing. The tooth underneath the crown is still susceptible to further decay from bacteria and plaque. You also want to ensure that you continue to come in for a professional checkup and teeth cleaning once every six months. If you do have your crown gets damaged, we can always restore it in our office.
You don’t have to do anything special to care for your dental crown. You’ll want to continue to brush and floss like normal. Proper dental hygiene is needed, including using proper brushing and flossing techniques twice daily. Likewise, you want to continue to visit our office for your professional examination and cleaning twice yearly.
There are plenty of different benefits that you can get from getting a dental crown. Not only can it help you protect a decaying tooth from further damage, but it can also help you correct discoloration and other issues. Dental crowns are an ideal solution for your dental needs. Come to our office for your consultation to see whether or not you are a candidate for dental crowns.