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Dental Crowns – Chelsea, MI

Crucial Fixes for Dental Decay

Even if you always brush and floss, your teeth may suffer damage. Some could chip or crack from a physical injury, while others get cavities from harmful bacteria. Still, there’s a solution to these sorts of oral dilemmas: dental crowns in Chelsea! These tooth-colored caps protect and beautify your smile at the same time. That being the case, those from Healthy Smiles Dental Care deliver stellar results. If you’d like to learn more, just keep reading or book an appointment today.

What is a Dental Crown?

A close-up of a dental crown sitting on a finger

In essence, a dental crown is a cap that restores a damaged tooth. It strengthens and adorns the treated area by covering the latter with enamel-colored material. As such, dentists will use one to make your smile safer and prettier.

Given their features, dental crowns best suit patients with one (or more) of the following:

All that said, the only way to confirm your treatment candidacy is to see our dentists. They’ll assess the affected tooth (or teeth) to see if crown treatment would help.

The Dental Crown Process

A 3D illustration of a dental crown being placed

Unlike other practices, we offer traditional dental crowns and CEREC® same-day ones. Your treatment process will differ depending on which type you get.  

To receive traditional crowns, you must attend several dental visits over multiple weeks. The first is a consult where our dentists learn your treatment goals, oral health history, and more. If treatment is approved, this visit also prepares your teeth for the final crowns. You’ll receive the completed caps at a later appointment after a few weeks.

In contrast, CEREC® same-day crowns involve much less time. They allow patients to receive the finished product(s) in a one-hour visit. As such, they combine the consultation, prep work, and placement into a single appointment.

The Benefits of Getting a Dental Crown

A woman enjoying her new dental crowns

Left untended, a damaged tooth will develop oral problems over time. Fortunately, a dental crown can prevent such issues and offer benefits like: