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Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns

If a damaged tooth requires a very large filling, Dr. Lenz or Dr. Mueller may apply a dental crown to the tooth. These tooth-shaped caps are cemented into place to restore the shape, strength and appearance of severely damaged teeth. Crowns can also be used for cosmetic purposes or to cover a dental implant.

What to Expect

At Uptown Dental, we can restore a tooth with a crown in a single visit, thanks to the CEREC technology for creating ceramic crowns in our office. Quick, convenient and affordable, these crowns rely on computer-assisted design and computer-aided manufacturing to create your tooth restoration in minutes, while you rest in the dental chair. This skips several steps of the traditional crown creation process, including:

  • Taking impressions of your teeth
  • Sending the impressions to a facility to be made
  • Paying for and living with a temporary crown
  • Waiting several weeks for your final crown

It means fewer visits for you, which means less pain and anesthesia, and most importantly—more immediate results. Get a crown created and placed in one visit at Uptown Dental.

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