You damaged a tooth and are now preparing yourself mentally for the restoration process - treat the tooth, get impressions, wait for two weeks to get the crown, check it, test it, adjust it, and then finally leave the dental office with a restored smile.
What if we were to tell you that you can get a tooth fixed and restored all in one appointment?
Here's a quick look at the benefits same-day crowns in Cary can offer.
If you've ever gotten a dental crown, you know the process isn't necessarily simple. First, the dentist has to treat the tooth and remove the damaged or decayed parts. Then, you will need to wear a temporary crown for a couple of weeks until the permanent one is made in a different lab.
The entire process is lengthy and not particularly pleasant.
Because same-day crowns are made in a matter of minutes in the dentist's office, you can walk out with a restored tooth in as little as two hours.
Temporary crowns can be quite a hassle to deal with. They are made to give the illusion of a restored tooth, but can't be really used to bite or chew on a great variety of foods. You have to be very careful to not lose or accidentally swallow the crown while eating.
With same-day crowns, you leave the dental office with a fully restored smile, without the need for a temporary crown.
With regular crowns, even the slightest mistake can delay the entire process even longer. The dentist can make some small adjustments on the spot, but for larger alterations, they will need to send it back to the lab.
Same-day crowns are designed and manufactured in the dentist's office. If they don't fit perfectly, the dentist can make any necessary changes right then and there in a matter of minutes.
In the case of traditional crowns, the dentist uses dental putty to take impressions of your teeth and create a mold that they will then send to the lab. If you've ever been through this process before, you know how uncomfortable the putty can be.
Same-day crowns use sophisticated 3D imaging to create an accurate representation of your teeth.
When everything is done to fit your mouth perfectly, you can expect better-looking results than with traditional crowns. Same-day crowns just blend in seamlessly and feel very natural, all in just one appointment.
If you damaged a tooth but are dreading the entire process, Myers + Co Family Dentistry can restore your smile in one go.
Contact us now, tell us about your problem, and we will schedule you for same-day crown treatment.