A dental filling is a restorative material your dentist uses to fix a cavity or tooth damage, like a crack. There are a number of filling materials available and your dentist can help you choose the right option for you.
A dental crown is a hollow, artificial tooth that gets placed over an entire damaged or decayed tooth to restore its function and protect it from further damage. They can be designed, shaped and coloured to match your natural
Dental crowns can simultaneously strengthen, restore, protect, and beautify a tooth. With so many uses, it’s no surprise that we have provided plenty of dental crowns to patients with both restorative and cosmetic needs. If your tooth is damaged, misshapen, or discolored, a dental crown provides a longlasting and comfortable solution. Let us create your custom restoration today!
A MATCH SO PERFECT, YOU WON’T KNOW IT’S NOT YOUR OWN TOOTH!
Our dental team can provide you with a range of options for your dental crowns. We work with a professional dental laboratory to custom-design and manufacture your crown as a perfect fit for your current tooth. Material options such as porcelain and zirconia allow us to match the shade of the crown to your nearby teeth, creating a seamless look that doesn’t draw attention.
CEREC SAME-DAY CROWNS
We offer our patients same-day crowns using CEREC technology. Placing a crown usually takes two dental appointments but with CEREC there is no need for multiple appointments. Your dentist is able to build, create and
place a dental crown while you’re sitting in the dentist chair.
There are a number of situations in which your dentist may use a dental crown:
INLAYS REPAIR THE TOOTH SURFACE
Inlays are designed to mitigate damage to the surface of the tooth. These can be used when there is decay within the cusps of the teeth. Dentists have many different materials they can use to create the inlays, including ceramics, gold, and composite resins. Composite resins can be matched to the tooth to achieve the ideal aesthetics.
ONLAYS REPAIR LARGER AREAS
Sometimes referred to as a partial crown, onlays can be used to treat much larger areas. Unlike inlays, dental onlays are used on the biting surface and can be extended to one or more cusps across the tooth, as required for the patient. As with inlays, onlays can be crafted from composite resins, gold, or ceramics, as each material supports exceptional durability for the patient. Using an onlay is often considered the ideal alternative to crowns because this treatment allows for more of the tooth to be saved than with the alternative crown placement procedure.
When considering dental inlays and onlays, it’s important to work directly with your dentist and choose the product that is right for your oral health requirements. Both dental inlays and onlays offer superior durability and protect your teeth.
Our team is available now to answer any questions and guide you in achieving the ideal results from your inlay and onlay treatments. Call today to book a consultation.