In this post from Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham, we want to clarify the difference between a dental implant and a crown. The relationship between the two can be confusing. They can be used in the same procedure, and both can be used with other dental restorations. Let’s clear up the confusion. 1. A dental […]
Dental crowns have been around for a long time, and are often used to restore smiles. At Koch Aeshtetic Dentistry in Birmingham, we place crowns almost every single day. Ancient dentists used ivory, bone, and seashells to make crowns for teeth. Evidence of gold crowns dates from 200 A.D. Porcelain crowns appeared in the 1800s. […]
We treat all of our patients royally here at Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham, but some of them receive actual crowns. Not like a king or queen wears, but crowns for your teeth! Putting a crown on a tooth with issues could be just what you need to achieve a brilliant smile. Crowns are a […]
This article from Koch Aeshtetic Dentistry in Birmingham looks at one of the miracles of modern dentistry: the dental restoration. Let’s pretend you are a biomedical engineer working in the field of dentistry before the introduction of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation who have missing or damaged teeth want to repair […]
When we place a dental crown on one of our patients at Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham, the coronation is a celebration of a stronger smile. The necessity of a dental crown is usually readily apparent. Based on how much tooth is available to hold in a filling, a crown may be required to add […]
Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham offers multiple cosmetic dental procedures to create stunning smiles. Two of the most popular are dental crowns and porcelain veneers. Many patients don’t understand the difference between the two. Generally, a crown strengthens a compromised tooth while a veneer is used mainly for cosmetic improvements. A dental crown covers the […]
At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham, we see too many young athletes with serious mouth and tooth injuries. Many of these injuries could have been prevented, if they’d been wearing a mouth guard. Nationwide, young athletes have up to five million teeth knocked out every year. Those numbers are staggering. When a tooth is knocked […]
Birmingham endodontists, oral surgeons, and general dentists use dental crowns (sometimes called caps) in many restorative treatments. A crown adds strength to a tooth that has a large filling or has been injured, a crown can correct bite misalignments, and a crown is usually necessary after a root canal. In a dental implant procedure, attaching the crown to the abutment is the final step.