Category: Crowns

The Right Crown Will Provide Sustained Bite Support

While the right dental restoration is able to preserve the quality of your smile, a dental filling or crown should also provide functional protection. With a custom dental crown, our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office can supply you with protection that lets you bite and chew using your dental crown without issue. To ensure that your… Read more »

Have Your Dentist Take A Look At Your Chipped Tooth

When is it appropriate to schedule an appointment with your dentist to discuss an injury? Should you hold off unless you are afraid the tooth will be lost, or if it is causing you pain? Is the visibility of your injury the only thing to consider? You should know that even a seemingly slight chip… Read more »

How Worried Should I Be About A Damaged Or Loose Crown?

If you have a dental crown in place to support a tooth, you should feel comfortable putting pressure on it whenever you bite and chew. A dental restoration is meant to provide lasting support for a tooth that has been injured, or one that has undergone care for a cavity. If you start to lose… Read more »

Crown Placement: What Does It Mean?

You know that dental crown placement is part of restorative dentistry, which means it takes place in order to repair your oral health in some way. However, if you’re just recently learning about crowns and all that they do for you, then you may be short on answers (which doesn’t necessarily help you feel empowered… Read more »

If You Break A Tooth, You Should…

Of course, we can offer you all of the advice in the world when it comes to avoiding a broken tooth, which might be something you’re thinking will be of use in the future. For now, however, you want to know: What should I do if I break a tooth? The first response is to… Read more »

Crowns: Cosmetic Care, Coverage, And Questions

As you know, dental crowns are one of the restorative treatments that we offer our patients when they are in need of help with saving a damaged or unhealthy tooth! You may also know that we offer very beautiful crowns crafted from porcelain or zirconia and that sometimes, a crown may be suggested for cosmetic… Read more »

Broken Teeth: Things You Should Definitely Know

On one hand, you might feel like talking about broken teeth is like jinxing yourself and you certainly don’t want to end up with smile damage! On the other hand, you may have heard that avoiding this type of damage is actually something that you can accomplish most of the time. So, what to do… Read more »

Questions and Answers: Placing A Pretty Crown

Are you worrying night and day about the upcoming dental crown visit you have scheduled? What seems to be the problem? Have you been wondering what it’s going to look like, whether it will blend with your smile (or stick out like a sore thumb), and what type of material we use? Are you curious… Read more »

Quiz: Dental Crown Basics

Are you awaiting your scheduled visit for a dental crown? Do you know what to expect from the treatment and why we have recommended this restoration for your smile? Perhaps you have not yet come to see us but you have a hunch that you will most likely require a crown (a thought that leaves you feeling… Read more »

Reasons You May Need A Dental Crown

Did we recently tell you that you need a dental crown to save your tooth? If so, you probably assume this is a very good decision since you would like to keep your smile intact. However, when it comes to any restorative treatment, you are likely interested in learning more about the details before you… Read more »