Don W. Heyen and our Heyen DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry team are happy to restore your smile after a root canal procedure with a dental crown. We are also pleased to offer dental crowns for our patients in Wichita Falls, Texas and the surrounding areas who may be experiencing the following dental conditions:
Cracked Tooth Syndrome: Does your tooth hurt whenever you bite down on something? If you have pain when you chew, it may be because of a fractured tooth. Chewing can exert pressure on the fracture lines, creating pain. When a dental crown is placed on the tooth, the stress on the fractures is distributed evenly, which relieves tooth pain.
Large Dental Filling: When you have a tooth that is filled with decay that spans over half the width of the tooth, a dental crown can restore the tooth’s function and appearance while avoiding further damage to the tooth. A dental crown reinforces and strengthens a tooth because of the way it encases it.
Root Canal Procedure: As we mentioned already, a dental crown is the perfect solution following a root canal procedure. Placing a crown after decay is hollowed out of a tooth will effectively prevent the tooth from cracking.
Worn Down Tooth: If you are constantly clenching your teeth, you may be experiencing bruxism. This condition can wear down a tooth or teeth over time. Another factor in wearing down a tooth is acid erosion, which essentially weakens tooth enamel. A dental crown can restore a tooth damaged by either bruxism or erosion.
Don’t let a flawed tooth cause you to lose confidence in your smile. A dental crown restoration may well be the perfect solution for you. Whether you need to restore a tooth, anchor and attach a dental bridge, or complete a dental implant, dental crowns are an excellent option for the job.
Don W. Heyen and our team in Wichita Falls, Texas, look forward to helping you with all of your oral health needs. Please call Heyen DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry today at 940-257-2522 to schedule an appointment, and let us get your smile on track again!