Dental crowns are popular, modern restorations that are designed to mimic the top, visible part of a tooth (also called a crown). Your crown may be made from lifelike porcelain, zirconia, metal, or porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM), depending on the location of the tooth and how much pressure the crown will be exposed to. In some cases, Dr. Carmona can craft a porcelain or zirconia crown and place it in just one day using E4D PlanScan technology.
The purpose of a dental crown is to protect the tooth structure underneath it, allowing a damaged or weakened tooth to continue functioning under the pressures of your bite. A crown can also be used for cosmetic purposes to improve the appearance of a cracked, discolored, or misshapen tooth. If you’ve lost a tooth, then Dr. Carmona may suggest combining a dental crown with a dental implant. The implant serves as a prosthetic root to support the crown the way a natural root supports a healthy tooth’s crown.
Do You Qualify for Same-Day Crowns?
If you need a dental crown, then learn how we can restore your smile in just a single day. Schedule a consultation by calling Austin Prosthodontics at 512-250-9444. Located in Austin, TX, we proudly serve patients living in Cedar Park, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Leander, and all surrounding communities.