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Steps of the dental crown procedure in Brampton

Posted by on May 14, 2018 under Dental Health

The dental crowns procedure Brampton requires two visits to the dentist.

Here are the following procedures:

The first visit:

On your first visit you will be given an anesthetic, have your tooth shaped, an impression of that tooth made, and a temporary crown put in place.

The second visit:

When the crown arrives at the dentist, you will return to the office, and the dentist will adhere the crown to the tooth. This normally takes around 20 minutes.

First, your tooth will be numbed so that the temporary can be removed and then the permanent crown adhered.

The dentist will give you instructions on what not to eat, the first 24 hours and how to care for your crown during that period while the cement hardens.

In between the two visits:

In between the two visits, the mold is sent to the lab where they make the crown. This usually takes 2 to 3 weeks.

These are the following reasons on why you may need a crown:

  • Protection for a damaged or weak tooth
  • To cover a larger filling and help strengthen the remaining tooth structure
  • For a broken tooth
  • Holding a bridge in place
  • Covering a dental implant
  • Make a cosmetic change
  • Cover badly malformed or extremely stained discolored teeth

There are instances where a crown can help with children’s baby teeth by:

  • Protecting  badly decayed teeth that cannot structurally hold up to a filling
  • The child is in a high risk of cavities and has a hard time keeping up with proper oral hygiene

Taking care of your crown

After the cement has cured, usually, 24 to 48 hours you simply do your normal proper oral hygiene of brushing and flossing according to the Brampton dentist.