Dental Crowns Near Me in West Jordan

Dental Crowns Near Me

We have resin, metal, porcelain, and ceramic dental crowns for your
tooth’s restoration. Dental crowns are used to cover damage to a tooth.
A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is fitted on top of a damaged
tooth to protect the tooth from further damage. A crown is only placed
after treatment of your underlying problem. If you have tooth decay,
your dentist will first address the problem before placing the

A dental crown can be used in these situations

  • To protect a weak tooth

  • To support a dental implant

  • To support a dental bridge

  • To restore a broken tooth

  • To cover and support a tooth with a large filling

  • To cover a discolored tooth

Dental crowns are usually done in two appointments even though
single-appointment procedures are also possible.

Dental crown placement in two appointments

The steps involved include;

  • X-ray examination of the affected tooth

  • Filling the outer layer of the tooth

  • Creating an impression of the filled tooth and surrounding

  • Temporary crown placement

  • Cementing the crown after a few weeks

Same-day procedure (one appointment)

With a same-day procedure;

  • Your dentist takes digital images of your mouth and creates your
    crown in approximately an hour or 2.

  • Once the crown is ready, your dentist fits it into

  • Approximate waiting time is 4 hours.

Care for dental crowns

  • Brush with care. We recommend brushing your teeth at least twice
    a day. Consider using toothpaste made for sensitive teeth especially if
    your natural teeth are sensitive to temperature changes.

  • Floss daily to avoid plaque build-up between teeth.

  • Avoid hard foods. While a metal crown can sustain hard biting and
    chewing, other types can’t. Chewing ice or hard foods might cause a
    crack on your crown.

  • If you grind or clench your teeth at night, request a night

Are you a candidate for dental crowns? Call us to find out.