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Transform Your Smile with Same Day Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are vital in dentistry, protecting and restoring damaged or weakened teeth. They are custom-made caps that cover the visible portion of a tooth, helping to strengthen it and improve its appearance. Dental crowns can effectively protect and strengthen a weakened tooth by covering the entire visible portion of the tooth above the gum line. They can also enhance the alignment, color, and symmetry of teeth for a more aesthetically pleasing smile. At Martin Family Dentistry PA, same-day dental crowns eliminate the wait for a custom-made cr

image of a dental crown

own while transforming your smile in one visit.

Benefits of Same-Day Dental Crowns

In the past, getting dental crowns required multiple dental appointments over several weeks. However, we offer same-day crowns using CEREC, an innovative approach to creating custom dental crowns in-house. There are several advantages to CEREC crowns, including:

Convenience

The most significant advantage for our patients is the time saved. You can complete your restoration in a single day rather than waiting weeks for an outside lab to make the crown. The CEREC system also eliminates the need to take messy impressions or place temporary crowns. You’ll have a permanent crown on the first day when you leave our office.

Precision Fit

CEREC uses advanced technology, including computer-aided design and manufacturing, to create dental crowns with a precise and accurate fit. CEREC crowns ensure optimal function and comfort.

Natural Appearance

Same-day crowns are made from high-quality materials that closely mimic the natural appearance of teeth, providing a seamless blend with your natural teeth. We color-match each crown to ensure that only you and your dentist know you’ve had a crown placed over a tooth.

How Same-Day Crowns Are Made

CEREC same-day dental crowns utilize cutting-edge technology to streamline the crown fabrication process. Our doctors use CEREC computer software and the CEREC milling machine to create flawless dental crowns.

Instead of traditional putty impressions, digital scans of the tooth are taken using a handheld intraoral scanner. This creates a highly accurate 3D model of the tooth, eliminating traditional impressions’ messy, uncomfortable feeling.

The digital impressions are used to create a virtual model of the crown using specialized CAD software. We customize the crown’s size, shape, and color to ensure it blends seamlessly with the patient’s natural teeth. Once the design is finalized, the data is sent to our in-house milling machine. The crown is then milled from a block of high-quality ceramic or composite material

After the crown is fabricated, we check it for fit and color match. Once approved, dental cement permanently bonds the crown to the tooth.

What to Expect During the Procedure

Getting a same-day dental crown is a painless and convenient procedure that takes just a few hours of your day to restore a damaged or decayed tooth. A typical same-day crown procedure will include the following steps:

  • Preparation: We prepare your tooth by removing any decayed or damaged tissue and shaping it to accommodate the crown.
  • Digital Scanning: A digital impression of the prepared tooth is taken using an intraoral scanner.
  • Designing: We design the crown digitally, ensuring it fits perfectly with your bite and surrounding teeth.
  • Milling: The crown is milled from a ceramic or composite block using CAM technology.
  • Placement: Once the crown is ready, it is bonded to your natural tooth using dental cement, and any final adjustments are made to ensure a comfortable fit.
  • You walk out of our office with a beautiful restoration!

Aftercare Tips for Maintaining Dental Crowns

It’s essential to follow these aftercare tips to ensure the longevity and durability of your same-day dental crown:

  • Brush and floss daily to prevent plaque buildup.
  • Avoid biting down on hard foods, which may crack the crown.
  • See us twice a year for a dental checkup.
  • If you grind or clench your teeth at night, wear a night guard to prevent excessive wear of the teeth and crown.
  • Don’t ignore any signs of damage to the crown. Call us immediately if you notice chips or cracks.

Same-day dental crowns offer a convenient and efficient solution for restoring damaged or decayed teeth. By utilizing advanced technology and streamlined procedures, you can enjoy the benefits of a permanent crown in just one visit to Martin Family Dentistry. With proper care and maintenance, same-day crowns can give you a beautiful, healthy smile in just one visit.

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6130 Nieman Rd.
Shawnee, KS 66203

tel. Shawnee Dentist Office Phone Number 913-631-4373
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