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Why Do I Need A Crown?

What is a Malocclusion?

A crown restores the tooth to its normal shape, size, and function. A crown can make the tooth stronger or improve the way it looks. Reasons you may need a crown:


What Is Your Crown Made From?

Crowns are made from several types of materials: metal alloys, ceramics, porcelain, porcelain fused to metal, or composite resin. When a crown is made, the material often is colored to blend in with your natural teeth. Your dentist wants your crown to look natural and fit comfortably in your mouth. To decide which material to use for your crown, your dentist will consider many factors, such as the following:

Steps Of Placing A Crown

It usually takes 2 dental visits to complete the treatment. When a crown is placed over a
natural tooth, several steps are involved:


General Dentist in Valparaiso, Indiana

Dr. Kirscher provides the highest quality general dental services in Valparaiso, Indiana. Dr. Kirscher believes in personal attention and performs all services including cleaning your teeth. An Ultrasonic Cavitron/Prophy-jet unit is employed, and this allows ultrasonic waves of the device to remove the tartar/calculus with ease - NO SCRAPING! This process is followed by a baking soda type spray to polish the teeth, which maneuvers into every crevice cleaning plaque and stain off in seconds. The rubber cup & toothpaste technique is still available for those who prefer it. Our General Dentistry Services Include:

Call now to schedule your appointment with our Valparaiso Dentist – 219-465-7300..

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