To maintain beautiful results, it’s important to follow a good oral hygiene routine, including brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and attending regular dental check-ups and cleanings. Avoiding staining foods and drinks and quitting smoking can also help keep your new smile looking its best. Our dental team can provide personalized advice on how to maintain your specific smile makeover results.
A dental crown is essential to maintaining its longevity and function. You should continue to practice good oral hygiene habits, including brushing and flossing regularly. Be sure to avoid biting down on hard or crunchy foods and chewing on objects like pens or pencils. If you grind your teeth at night, a nightguard can help protect your crown. And, as always, regular dental checkups and cleanings are essential to detect any potential issues with your crown early on.
The process of getting a dental crown typically takes two visits to the dentist. During your first visit, your dentist will prepare the tooth and take impressions to create a custom crown. In the meantime, a temporary crown will be placed on your tooth. Once the permanent crown is ready, During your second visit, the temporary crown will be removed and the permanent one will be cemented in place. The exact length of the process may vary depending on your individual needs and the complexity of the case.
The process of getting a crown shouldn’t be painful, but some discomfort may occur. Your dentist will numb the area to make the procedure more comfortable. After the procedure, you may experience some sensitivity, but it should subside after a few days.