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Tooth-Colored Crowns

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Restoring Smiles with Tooth-Colored Crowns: A Gentle Approach for Front Teeth

When it comes to restoring front teeth, we understand the importance of a natural and aesthetically pleasing solution. Let’s explore the benefits of tooth-colored crowns for front teeth:

What are Tooth-Colored Crowns?

Tooth-colored crowns, also known as pediatric ceramic crowns, are custom-made restorations designed to match the natural color, shape, and translucency of your child’s front teeth. Crafted from high-quality materials, these crowns provide both durability and a seamless appearance.

Placement of Tooth-Colored Crowns

When a full coverage restoration is indicated for front teeth, we offer tooth-colored crowns to allow for optimal esthetic appearance. Due to the young age of the patients for which these are often indicated, these are typically placed in an operating room setting when treatment is being completed under general anesthesia.

In select circumstances, we do offer tooth-colored crowns for primary posterior teeth. For example, an older patient who has an existing silver crown on a primary molar without a permanent tooth replacement. If this patient or parent would like to improve the esthetic appearance of the tooth since it will not be lost on its own, the silver crown can be replaced with a tooth-colored crown. Or if a patient has been identified to not have a permanent tooth replacement for a baby tooth that would benefit from a full coverage restoration. In this situation, a tooth-colored crown could be placed.

Advantages of Tooth-Colored Crowns

  1. Natural Appearance:
    • Our tooth-colored crowns are meticulously crafted to blend seamlessly with your child’s natural teeth, ensuring a beautiful and natural-looking smile.
  2. Durable and Long-Lasting:
    • Crafted from durable materials, tooth-colored crowns provide strength and longevity while withstanding the everyday activities of a child’s active lifestyle.
  3. Biocompatible Materials:
    • We use biocompatible materials that are safe for your child and offer excellent compatibility with their oral tissues.

Your Child’s Confident Smile Starts Here:

We are committed to restoring and enhancing your child’s smile with gentle and effective solutions. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the possibility of tooth-colored crowns for your child, please contact our friendly team. We look forward to being your partners in creating a healthy and confident smile for your little one!

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