Have you ever gone to the dentist and been told that you need a crown? Have you been frustrated with all the preparation that was required in order to get the crown, followed by the long wait that was required to finish the procedure? Many people would likely answer yes to both of these questions. Fortunately, technology has advanced to the point where it is no longer necessary to wait for days or even weeks in order to get a crown.
Instead, it is now possible to get crowns the same day. Believe it or not, you can visit the dentist and get crowns made while you wait. When you walk out of the dentist’s office, the procedure is finished and you are then able to get on with your busy lifestyle instead of having to make another appointment to come in and have the procedure finished.
There are a number of benefits to getting same day crowns. In order to fully understand the benefits, it is necessary to gain a thorough understanding of why crowns are often used and the purpose that they serve in order to increase the health of your teeth.
A crown is usually determined to be the best course of action when there is a large cavity that is affecting one or more teeth which is severely compromising the future health of the tooth. While it is true that there are other dental treatments that are available, it is often difficult to use some of these other treatments and get identical results. Therefore, when it is indicative that other types of treatments would not be as effective for the long-term health of your teeth, it is then determined that a crown is necessary.
Goodbye traditional prep-time
One of the biggest disadvantages of getting a crown has historically been that patients have to undergo a great deal of preparation, including grinding the teeth down in order for the crown to fit, before the rest of the procedure can take place. In addition, it has historically taken a number of days to fashion the crown, forcing you to wait until you can go back in for such an appointment. However, computer technology has changed this fact, now allowing you to complete the procedure from start to finish in a single day. The benefit is less pain, the fact that the entire procedure is less time consuming and the knowledge that you no longer have to undergo the preparation and then wait for the crown to be fashioned.
By visiting a cosmetic dentist Los Gatos it is possible to have this type of procedure done when it is necessary for the health of your mouth. In addition, you may also be able to get dental crowns bridges Saratoga. You can then continue with your life without having to worry about the health of your teeth.
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