Dental crowns are an excellent choice for teeth that have been weakened by injury or decay. Our Robert E. Walinchus, DMD dental crowns typically take two to three weeks to create and can last as long as 15 years. For more information regarding dental crowns in Springfield, Pennsylvania, please schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Robert Walinchus.
A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gum line, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Dental crowns can be made of gold, porcelain, or porcelain fused to metal; porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color and appearance of your teeth. Our doctor will help you determine which type of dental crown is right for your smile.
Your smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including:
To find out whether a dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!