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.
Some Birmingham residents who have a weak or broken tooth may want to research dental crowns as a solution to improve their smile and overall oral health. A crown is really a cap or covering that is tooth-shaped and when it is in place, it will cover the portion of the covered tooth that is […]
Birmingham cosmetic dentists use dental crowns to solve a number of dental dilemmas. A dental crown is a strong, natural-looking permanent tooth restoration that covers the top of the damaged tooth. Birmingham cosmetic dental offices recommend crowns to remedy the following problems: A broken tooth with decay An ill-fitting existing crown A decayed tooth that has lost significant tooth structure […]