Dental Crowns – Serving Plano, Richardson and the Surrounding Areas
This patient wanted to redo the front two crowns, for a better aesthetic result.
Crowns are prepared circumferentially around the teeth. The preparation calls for 1.0 – 1.5 mm of tooth reduction.
The crowns were to short and therefore looked to wide. The gums had to be reshaped to create a longer looking crown.
The final crowns are cemented onto the tooth preparations.
This patient displays excessive wear of her entire dentition.
Her appearance had affected her entire way of life.
It was decided to surgically lengthen her teeth by removing some gum tissue.
The teeth were still too short. By utilizing temporary restorations the correct length of the teeth was decided. This became the prototype for the final restoration.
With full crown preparation 1.0 – 1.5 mm of tooth is removed.
An impression is made of the tooth preparations. This is sent to the laboratory and the final crowns are made.
The crowns are returned and cemented in the mouth.
All patients have different facial characteristics. This must be taken into consideration when choosing color, form and size of a dental reconstruction.