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Do you have questions about dental crowns? If so, our dentist, Dr. Glenn MacFarlane, is more than happy to help you. The more you know about dental crowns, the more of an educated decision you can make for your smile and oral health. To give you the answers you’re looking for, our dentist is happy to provide the answers to commonly asked questions about dental crowns.

Q: What are dental crowns?
A: Tooth-shaped caps that can replace the tooth enamel and restore the health, function and beauty of the tooth. Crowns are made to fit perfectly over the tooth.

Q: What is the treatment process?
A: Your dentist will numb the tooth and will trim the enamel, which will make room for the crown. Then, he will make impressions of the tooth and will send those impressions to dental lab technicians. Your dentist will cover your tooth with a temporary crown while you wait. Finally, when the crown is made and sent to our office, he will remove the temporary crown and cement the new crown over the tooth.

Q: What can a dental crown do for me?
A: It can protect a weak tooth, hold together a broken tooth, help a severely worn-down or damaged tooth, improve the appearance of a tooth and more.

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about dental crowns in Red Bank, New Jersey, please reach out to our dental team at The Center For Holistic Dental Medicine when you get the chance. All you need to do is dial 732-530-4020 and we will be more than happy to help you. We look forward to your phone call!