Before placing a crown, your dentist in Hurst must take x-rays to determine there is no infection present that would warrant root canal therapy. If everything looks good, we can begin the treatment process.
First, the area around the tooth is numbed with local anesthetic, and the tooth is either filed down or built up so that it can support your restoration. After reshaping your tooth, we’ll take an impression of the tooth as well as its surrounding teeth to design your crown. These impressions are sent off to our partnered dental lab, where they will craft your crown out of ceramic materials. In the meantime, we’ll fit you with a temporary plastic crown. A few weeks later, when your permanent crown is delivered to our office, we’ll remove your temporary and cement your new restoration into place.
Dental crowns in Hurst come with a wealth of benefits for your smile and oral health, such as: