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nichole Q.
23:25 09 Sep 21
First time at Channel Islands Dental on Vineyard in Oxnard for my daughter. The experience was wonderful the workers were kind and very helpful. I would recommend to be seen here great staff.
Arthur A.
19:12 24 Aug 21
They are great team here they rock felt comfortable highly recommend this office superstars
Diana A.
19:19 12 Aug 21
Coming to Channel Island Family Dental has been such a positive experience. I used to dread going to the dentist, but not anymore. The Dentist and staff are very professional, they don't hurry to answer any question or concerns we might have. I definitely recommend going there.
Alexander M.
19:11 07 Jul 21
The staff is very nice and compassionate the place is nice and clean and they act very professional highly recommended

Dental Crowns

Today, with advances in science and technology, dental crowns are more sophisticated in terms of their properties such as resistance, toughness, texture, shine, opacity, adaptability, durability and mimicry with the remaining biological structures; making the prognosis of dental rehabilitation treatment more encouraging in many cases. However, it should be noted that all prosthetic treatment always goes hand in hand with the operator’s expertise, to make a precise diagnosis and to indicate this or that rehabilitative treatment. The different dental crowns that are offered in clinics vary according to the place, culture, education, but especially the purchasing power of the patients.

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What is Dental Crowns?

 Dental Crowns are a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth covering it to restore its shape and size, strength, and/or to improve its appearance. The crown fully encases the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line.

Dental Crowns are custom made to fit over each tooth. They can be made of a variety of different materials, including ceramics, porcelain-and-metal, gold, or resin.

Which Dental Crowns Materials Should I Choose?

In order to recommend you which materials for Dental Crowns are the best, your dentist will first consider factors such as:

• Tooth’s location

• How much of the tooth will show when you smile

• Position of your gum tissue

• Function of the tooth that needs the crown

• How much natural tooth is remaining

• Color of the surrounding teeth

How Do I Know if I Need Dental Crowns?

If you have a large cavity that’s too big for a filling, it may be time for a crown. You may also need Dental Crowns if your tooth is: severely worn down, cracked, or weakened. Crowns are also recommended following a root canal on a tooth because the tooth is more fragile and needs protection.

You may be a candidate for a crown if you’re missing a tooth, and the dentist needs to put in a dental bridge or a tooth implant.

1. Ceramics:

Among them are the first ceramics enriched with feldspar and Lucite with a natural dental appearance, very high aesthetics, and low mechanical resistance and brittleness. The filling using this type of dental crowns are disorganized because of poor techniques of coccion and loss of uniformity.

2. Metal- Porcelain:

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These dental crowns have the greatest supply and demand within the dental landscape. These are characterized in terms of their aesthetic, mechanical, and optical properties and also because of their low cost compared to zirconia. The full porcelain ceramics known as EMAX and are in greater demand, widely distributed in European and American countries.

3. Zirconia:

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Zirconium is a material with white coloration. Thanks to which its aesthetic, natural results can be obtained with adequate luminosity. This material is very biocompatible. Thus, the prosthesis will be easier tolerated by the surrounding tissues. Also, Zirconium has the highest properties of hardness and resistance to attrition and flexion.

4. Lithium disilicate:

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This ceramic, like porcelain, has little tolerance to permanent deformation, but it has excellent aesthetic results, which is why it is indicated for veneers of anterior teeth.

The dentist will find dental crowns convenient when:

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In situations such as:

Replace large fillings, when not enough tooth remains

Prevent a weakened tooth from breaking

Cover a discolored or deformed tooth

Cover a tooth that has undergone root canal treatment

Improve the aesthetic appearance of an anatomically affected tooth.

Repair a fractured tooth

Cover a dental implant

Place a bridge

It is comforting to know that our oral health is in the hands of dental professionals with whom we trust our smile. Still, it is necessary to advise people that dental treatments are lasting as long as patients will adopt the measures required to ensure the longevity of your dental crown or bridge, such as:
It will be essential to keep your gums and teeth healthy by brushing with fluoride toothpaste twice a day along with daily flossing.
Go to the hygienist or dentist regularly for regular check-ups and professional cleanings.
To avoid damaging the dental crowns or bridges, avoid chewing hard food, ice, or other hard objects.

At Channel Islands Family Dental,  we offer our patients the best quality dental crowns. Visit our dentista in Oxnard Santa Paula Ventura , Newbury Park y Port Hueneme   to find out about dental implants.

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