Dental Crowns Mouth

What Are Dental Crowns?

Dental Crowns are fixtures (or caps) that are used to restore the damaged visible parts of the tooth. It is one of the methods used for restoring damaged or missing teeth. Dental crowns are usually made out of zirconium or porcelain that is fused to metal (PFM).

When Are Dental Crowns Needed?

Dental Crowns are used when teeth cannot be restored by using traditional fillings and filling materials. They help:

  • Restore the form

  • Functioning capabilities

  • Aesthetics of the tooth

  • Improve the strength of a tooth

  • Protect the underlying tooth

  • Keep a dental bridge in place

  • Cover the top part of a dental implant

  • Provide a more natural tooth like functionality

What Is The Dental Crown Procedure?

  • 1. During your first visit at our clinics, our dental experts will take an X-ray of the tooth that requires Dental Crown treatment. In some cases, Root Canal Treatment could be required before dental crown treatment can be performed.

  • 2. Dental Crown procedure begins by anaesthetising the gum tissues surrounding the tooth that requires treatment. The tooth is then filed along the sides and the surfaces to create a proper shape for the placement of the dental crown. 

  • 3. As soon as the tooth has been reshaped, our dentists will take an impression of the tooth. This impression will then be sent to our dental laboratory where within 2 weeks a dental crown will be created just for you. A temporary crown will be provided to protect the filed tooth and to cover the visible gaps, while our experts create your dental crown.

  • 4. At your next visit at our clinics you will receive a permanent crown. Our dentists will remove the temporary crown and fit the permanent one. If the crown fits well, matches the shape and colour of the other teeth, it will then be cemented.

  • Dental Crowns Procedure

  • Dental Crown Treatment Procedure

What About Dental Crown After Care?

Teeth that have dental crowns usually do not require additional dental care, however, dental crowns do not completely provide protection to the underlying teeth. Bad oral hygiene can cause infections and gum diseases, therefore, brushing and flossing regularly is essential.

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91 High Road, East Finchley, London, N2 8AG

Balham

143-145, Balham Hill, London, SW12 9DL

Call us: 020 3322 3218

East Finchley

Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sunday
Closed

Balham

Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sunday
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LOCKDOWN UPDATE, 5TH JAN 2021 - WE ARE STILL OPEN

Dear patients, 

According to the latest Government guidelines and the advice of the British Dental Association, we are currently still operating and treating patients at our clinics for scheduled appointments during the current lockdown. Unless the situation changes, this will continue throughout the current period of restrictions.

The current Government guidelines in relation to the lockdown state that "The majority of public services will continue and you will be able to leave home to visit them. These include the NHS and medical services like GPs and dentists".

We will of course continue to monitor the situation and provide our patients with any necessary updates.  

The safety of our patients and staff remains our absolute priority, therefore, all the additional safety precautions that have been in place over the last few months will remain, to ensure a safe and pleasant experience at our clinics.

Feel free to get in touch with us to find out when you can book an appointment and to ask any questions or address any concerns you may have. 

Thank you to all of our wonderful patients for your understanding and patience during this difficult time. 

Stay safe and healthy.