An unappealing smile with teeth affected by discoloration, minor dental fractures, or other cosmetic imperfections can leave you feeling self-conscious. If multiple teeth have been afflicted, Dr. Leila Ebrahimpoor might recommend dental veneers. To improve a single unappealing tooth or one with compromised tooth enamel, she might a porcelain dental crown.
This will replicate the original tooth enamel with a special dental-grade porcelain material. It can be shaded to match the other teeth in your smile to look like a natural tooth.
To mount the crown, Dr. Leila Ebrahimpoor will first need to form an abutment out of the core of the tooth by removing all of the enamel with a drill. This post-like structure will later anchor the crown in your mouth.
We will then create a detailed impression of the area. This will be sent to our off-site dental lab where your new crown will be custom made. A temporary crown will then be secured over the abutment to keep it safe while you await the completion of your crown.
When your porcelain crown is ready, your dentist will cement it in place using a strong dental adhesive.
If you have an unappealing tooth in your smile and you live in the Ottawa, Ontario, area, you should call (613) 226-4562 to have it restored at Skyline Dental Associates.