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Your Able dentist can restore the look and function of a damaged tooth through the insertion of a crown, which is fitted over it like a cap. While crowns can be created from several materials, your Able dentist will use porcelain for the most natural look. Full gold crowns are used, in some instances, for back teeth.

To create and install a crown, your Able dentist will:

  • Give you a local anesthetic.
  • File down your damaged tooth.
  • Make an impression of adjacent teeth to customize the shape of your permanent crown.
  • Install a temporary crown over the tooth to protect it until the final crown is ready.
  • On your next visit, replace the temporary crown with the permanent one and cement it into place. It will have the right fit, shape, colour and bite of the original tooth.

One-Visit Crowns

One-visit crowns are exactly as described. Your Able dentist can create a crown restoration in a single visit, eliminating multiple appointments – and the need for a temporary crown – normally required to achieve the same outcome. The process uses computer-aided design and manufacturing to create a result with which you’ll be impressed.

If you have questions or if you would like to talk to one of our patient-care providers, or book an appointment, please call our toll free line at 1-800-552-8053 or click here to find a location closest to you.