Category “dental crowns”

How Durable are Veneers and Crowns at Advance Dental Clinic?

At Advance Dental Clinic, we offer a host of restorative services, including veneers and crowns. Restorative treatments are designed to strengthen and repair the teeth, and they can also offer incredible aesthetic benefits. If you’re looking into having veneers or you’ve been advised to have your tooth crowned, you may be wondering about the durability of these treatments. We can assure you that we use only the finest quality materials to produce results that last.

Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are sometimes known as caps, as they are placed over the top of the existing tooth structure. Crowns are often used to make the tooth more robust when the structure has been weakened due to an injury or as a result of decay. Commonly, crowns are made from ceramic materials, including porcelain, to provide beautiful aesthetics. Although crowns cannot decay, the adjoining tooth tissue can become decayed, and it’s essential to brush the tooth as normal and to protect your teeth if you’re playing sports. Crowns are durable and hard-wearing, and they should last around 5-10 years.


Veneers are a very popular cosmetic treatment. They are fine shells made from ceramic, which are applied to the surface of the natural teeth to create a beautiful, new smile. There are various different types of veneer available, and they offer varying levels of durability. We are delighted to offer our patients Lumineers. Lumineers are incredibly tough veneers, which are made from patented Cerinate porcelain. Although these veneers are amazingly strong, they’re also very thin. Lumineers are twice as strong as conventional porcelain veneers, and as such, they last a lot longer. As they are so delicate, they can also be applied to the tooth surface without intensive preparation.

If you’d like to learn more about dental crowns or veneers, why not call and book an appointment today? Our friendly dentists will be happy to answer your questions and run through some treatment options with you.

How Advance Dental Clinic Can Fix Your Broken Tooth

Do you have a broken tooth? If you’re in pain or you’re worried about your broken tooth getting worse or affecting the aesthetic of your smile, we are here to help!

What causes a broken tooth?

Accidents and injuries can cause damage to the teeth, but it is also possible for the teeth to become weak and brittle as a result of decay and gum disease. If you have a broken tooth or you’ve started to notice that your tooth is painful or sore, we advise you to get in touch as soon as possible. If the tooth is broken, we can use a range of techniques and treatments to prevent further damage, repair and restore the tooth or replace the tooth if it’s not salvageable.

When you come and see us, your Essex dentist will examine your mouth to ascertain the cause of the problem and the severity of the damage. This will help them to determine the best course of action in terms of treatment options.

Fixing a broken tooth

If your tooth is chipped and the damage is only minor, it can be possible to patch it up using a filling or a technique called dental composite. Composite is a tooth-coloured material, so you won’t be able to notice the difference between the composite and the rest of the tooth. If damage is more severe, a new crown may be recommended. Crowns are sometimes known as caps because they are placed over the top of your tooth. Crowns can be made from precious metals and ceramics. Porcelain crowns are very popular because of their aesthetic appeal. Once the crown is in place, it should last around 5 years. Every time you have a check-up, your dentist will have a look at the crown to make sure that it’s still in good working order.

If the tooth is so severely damaged that it cannot be restored, there’s no need to panic. We offer dentures, dental bridges and dental implants.

Call us today and we’ll have you smiling again in no time!

The Perfect Remedy for Dental Decay

Porcelain crowns from Advance dental clinic are effective solution to dental decay

If you are ashamed of your smile because you have a broken down or damaged tooth, you ought to consider having porcelain crowns fitted.  The benefits of being able to smile in a relaxed fashion will be immediately felt and you will find that social occasions are easier. Porcelain crowns effectively conceal unsightly broken down or damaged teeth and give the wearer a natural look.

Beyond the fact that broken teeth can look unattractive, they can also compromise your ability to eat, drink and even talk.  But not matter how broken down a tooth might be, porcelain crowns can be fitted over them. An added benefit is that, if the tooth which needs covering has painful cavities then a porcelain crown can be fitted over the top and protect you from the sensitivity which would otherwise ensue.

Given that some of the surrounding or remaining tooth might have to be removed in order for the porcelain crown to be fitted, porcelain crowns are not especially recommended for those with dull or stained teeth.  They do offer an effective cover for discoloured teeth but many prefer the less invasive procedure of teeth whitening kits for this purpose.


Let Porcelain Light Up Your Smile

Once used for the replacement of damaged teeth, porcelain crowns are now being used for perfecting the smiles of patients in Essex. Gaps between the teeth or crooked teeth have a major effect on self-esteem, however both of these problems can be fixed with the help of porcelain crowns. The smile is the most important facial expression and being insecure about the look of your smile can seriously damage your self-confidence and self-worth. This can have a major negative impact on the overall quality of a person’s life. Many may have lost key jobs due to their lack of self-confidence caused by imperfect smiles and for many this may have been a major obstacle in starting a relationship.

Porcelain crowns are easy to fit and begin with the dentist examining your mouth and finding what is needed to help you achieve the perfect smile. The dentist will then give you the best recommendations and you can together develop a plan.

Once a plan is finalised, the dentist will then take a mould of your teeth, which will be the guide for the dentist and the lab in regards to the size and the shape of the teeth they design for you.  Once the crowns are made you will need to visit the dentist again in order to receive the crowns.  At this point the dentist will shave down the teeth that will be fitted with the crown. The shaving will make the teeth smaller and will also give them the necessary surface texture required to effectively bond with the crown. Once the teeth are cleaned, the crowns will then be bonded to the teeth. Once completely bonded, your teeth will look natural and you will be able to drink and eat as usual.

The shade of porcelain is carefully selected to match the shade of the existing teeth, which will make them look very natural and unnoticeable. Once the process is complete, not only will your smile become attractive, but it will also help your confidence, giving you the courage to speak face to face with people. With increased confidence and a bright smile, you will be able to achieve more than earlier and will see an increase in the quality of your life.

Strengthen Your Weakened Tooth with a Crown

If you have a tooth that is infected or damaged, there is a risk of further damage and decay and a crown can help to restore and strengthen a weakened tooth.

Why would I need a crown?

Crowns are commonly used as a means of making a tooth stronger and protecting it from damage caused by injury or disease. You may be advised to have a crown if your tooth is infected, you have broken your tooth or you have had root canal treatment. Crowns are also frequently placed after dental implant treatment.

What are the benefits of dental crowns?

Dental crowns can effectively help to save a tooth that has become weakened as a result of an injury,  accident or decay. Without a crown, the tooth may continue to get weaker and eventually need to be removed.

Crowns can also have aesthetic benefits for your smile.

What are crowns made from and what does treatment involve?

Crowns can be made from many different materials, including precious metals and ceramics, such as porcelain. It is also possible to have a crown made from a combination of metal and ceramic. Ceramic crowns are very popular because they are more aesthetically pleasing than metal crowns and match the natural tooth colour.

Treatment usually involves two appointments, one or two weeks apart. During the first appointment, your dentist will prepare the tooth by removing all the damaged tissue and cleaning your tooth thoroughly. An impression will then be created using dental putty.

When your new crown is ready, your dentist in central London will give your tooth another clean and then fix the crown in place over the top of your natural tooth. The crown is secured using strong dental adhesive and once in place, it should last for several years provided that you look after it well.

The Benefits Of Having A Crown

When your teeth are weak and prey to breaking or cracking there are restorative treatments available to stop the problems getting any worse. If you have a tooth which is weakened, and prone to breaking or infection it may be worth having a dental crown. Your dentist will tell you if they believe a crown would benefit you and explain the process to you.A crown is a restorative treatment for damaged or weak back teeth. It is normally made from porcelain and are like caps fitted over the entire tooth to protect it and shield it from further damage. Crown are also used when having a dental bridge. The crowns are attached either side of the false tooth. They are them attached to the healthy teeth either side of the missing teeth to hold it in place. Crown treatment can stop further complications occurring. If you tooth is damaged and weak it can get infected, large parts could break off and you could end up needing an extraction. A crown will give your weak tooth the ability to function like a strong durable normal molar, leaving your bite intact. This means that you will be able to eat whatever hard foods you choose again, without worrying about how it will affect your tooth. As crowns are made from porcelain we can make sure that it blends in with the colour of the rest of your teeth. During the process we would prepare the tooth ready for the crown, fit the crown in place and shape it ready for everyday wear and tear. If you would like to know more about crown treatment, get in touch with Advance Dental Clinic today. We can book you in for a crown consultation and you can find out if this is the best treatment for you and your teeth.

Tooth Restoration With Dental Crowns For Patients Near Braintree

The teeth are strong and sturdy, but occasionally they need running repairs. If your tooth is infected, broken or damaged as a result of oral disease, an accident or a sports injury, we can provide restorative treatment to strengthen and protect the tooth and enable you to enjoy eating and chatting without any pain. Our crowns are made from the highest quality materials and we are able to offer same-day treatment using Cerec as well as crowns crafted by skilled dental technicians. Crowns are sometimes referred to as caps because they sit over the top of the tooth and they are usually recommended when a tooth is infected, the cavity is too large for a filling, the tooth has been weakened by decay or the tooth is broken as a result of trauma or an injury. Crowns are also commonly fitted following root canal treatment and dental implant treatment. Each crown is custom-made to make sure that it fits over the top of the natural tooth and the tooth is prepared in advance of the placement of the crown; this involves removing the decayed or damaged tissue and shaping the tooth. With a crown in place, the tooth will be stronger and more resistant to damage in the future and there will be a reduced risk of any infections spreading through the tooth to the root canals. Our crowns and durable and robust and they should last for around 10 years if they are cared for well; although the material used to make the crown cannot decay, it is possible for the tooth tissue where the crown joints the natural tooth to decay, so good oral hygiene is essential. We can use a variety of different materials to create crowns, including ceramics, which produce beautiful, natural aesthetics.


Weak Teeth And Crown Treatment In Harlow

If you have a weak, damaged or broken tooth, you may be advised to have a crown. Crowns are restorations, which are placed over the natural teeth to make the tooth stronger and prevent further injury. We use the finest quality materials, including porcelain, to produce natural looking aesthetics and ensure longevity and durability. Sometimes, crowns are known as caps because they sit over the top of the tooth. We usually recommend restorative treatment using crowns when there is a large cavity in the tooth, the tooth has been infected or injured or there is a risk of the tooth breaking. Crowns can have aesthetic benefits, but their main purpose is to increase the strength of the tooth; treatment also helps to stem the spread of infection. We can also fit crowns following dental implants treatment in cases where a patient has a single missing tooth and we regularly fit crowns after root canal treatment. Crowns are designed to replace the visible part of the tooth, once the implant has been placed inside the jaw to replace the tooth root. Once the crown is in place, it is impossible to distinguish between the new tooth and the natural teeth. As we have Cerec technology at the practice, we are able to create and fit new crowns on the same-day, so you don’t have to put up with temporary crowns, endure the process of having a putty mould of your teeth made or wait 2 weeks to get your new crown. You simply come into the practice, we take some photographs and Cerec converts these into precise models and then sends them to the milling machine. The process of making the new crowns takes minutes and we can then fit your crown and you can leave with a beautiful, healthy new tooth.


Epping gets the holes plugged with Porcelain Crowns

If you have had problems with serious tooth decay or have even lost a tooth or two, it is imperative that you get the area restored in order to retain the general health and status quo of your mouth for the future. If for example with bad tooth decay, once the tooth has been treated, it may well need building up again and a crown is the way forward here and aesthetically, the natural option is to have one made from porcelain, or if a strong crown is required, a porcelain-over-metal crown will have the same natural affect and not only repair the tooth, but give bad the look to your smile again. Similarly, these porcelain crowns can be used in dental bridges or individually fitted to an implant. Not only are they robust, but you will not even notice that you had a problem in the first place. Prices vary depending on the crown you need so you will need to seek out advice in Epping about your choices: The Advance Dental Clinic in Chelmsford proffer advice to dentists and patients alike- they serve the town and if you are having doubts, then they will be only to happy to get your call. Call 01245 268 494 for a free consultation at Advance Dental Clinic in Chelmsford.

Getting a Crown placed in Colchester

In the event of a dental crisis such as losing a tooth through injury or from damage caused the ravages of tooth decay, you will need to have the tooth replaced or reconstructed in order to maintain your oral health in the future and your dentist will probably offer you the choice of a crown at this point. If you have suffered from serious tooth decay and have had to have root canal treatment, you will need a crown to save your tooth. With tooth loss, a great way to solve your problem is to have a dental implant fitted with a crown attached to it. Now, although you can go for anything you fancy when it comes to the material from which your crown is made from, gold and porcelain are the most popular choices. Gold is very obvious when it is used in crown-work but aside from the ‘bling’ factor that comes with it, it is incredibly strong and will give you great service. Porcelain is more subtle and it can be colour matched to the rest of the teeth in your mouth; though not as strong as gold, porcelain will look very natural in your mouth, whilst maintaining the health of your mouth. Give the Advance Dental clinic a call over in Chelmsford, they serve the Colchester area and can tell you all you need to know about dental crowns. Call 01245 268 494 for a free consultation at Advance Dental Clinic in Chelmsford.