Dental Crowns — Birmingham, MI


Crowns cover & support a tooth with a large filling when there isn’t enough tooth left. They can be used to attach a bridge, protect a weak tooth from breaking or restore one that’s already broken. A crown, also called a cap, is a good way to cover teeth that are discolored or badly shaped as well, or to cover a dental implant. A crown can make your tooth stronger & improve its appearance.

There are several types of crowns, including porcelain, ceramic, resin & metal alloys. The material used can be altered to match the color of your teeth. Our primary concern is keeping your smile bright & healthy, so ask Dr. Robert & Dr. Matt Dery which type is right for you!

Getting a crown takes two steps: First, we prepare the tooth by taking x-rays & pictures to check the surrounding bone & tissue & filing down the tooth to make room for the crown. Then the crown is made & cemented into place.

A crown acts the same way as a tooth, so after your crowns are placed, you should treat it the same way as well. Continue to brush & floss regularly & see your dentist for regular checkups!

The CEREC® System – Crowns in One Visit

With the CEREC system, getting a crown takes only one visit instead of the traditional three. After creating a scan of your mouth using advanced 3-D imaging, the CEREC machine custom-mills a matched crown out of natural ceramic that can be installed immediately, without having to wait for an offsite dental laboratory. Crowns in one visit means restoring your smile without taking extra time off from work or school.

Call Dentistry by Dery today to see how Dr. Robert & Dr. Matt Dery can help repair your smile in one easy visit.

 

Request an Appointment or Call us today at  248-646-4068.