Dental Crowns at Firs Premier

What are Crowns?

A crown is a type of cap that completely covers a real tooth. It's made from either metal or porcelain and metal and is cemented onto your tooth. Crowns can be fitted on a tooth that has broken, been heavily restored or root-treated.  Cosmetic treatment with a private crown can be used to make a tooth look better. 

Do I need a Crown?

If you have had root canal treatment you may need a crown to protect or 'cap' the restored tooth, which will allow you to use the tooth as if it were a real tooth. Crowns are also used to anchor a bridge or denture firmly in place in the mouth. A private cosmetic crown may also be a good solution for you if you have discoloured fillings that you would like to improve the appearance of. 

How is a Crown fitted?

In order to fit a crown, your damaged tooth will be reduced in size so that the crown can be fixed onto it. An impression will be taken and sent to a laboratory where they will create your custom fit crown. This is then fixed onto your tooth with a strong adhesive. Whilst your custom fit crown is being made, you will be fitted with a temporary crown. 

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Crown and Bridges - Before Treatment

Crown and Bridges - Before Treatment

Crown and Bridges - After Treatment

Crown and Bridges - After Treatment