Behind The Scenes: Dental Crown Fabrication

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how a dental crown is made Alexandria

Today’s post looks at the complex process required to construct a dental crown. Dental crowns can be constructed with metal, ceramic (porcelain), plastics, or varying combinations of these. We will describe the process used to create a porcelain crown, though the steps are similar to those used for other materials. Modern porcelain crowns are a […]

Behind The Scenes: Dental Crown Fabrication

Categories: Dental Crown
how a dental crown is made Alexandria

Today’s post looks at the complex process required to construct a dental crown. Dental crowns can be constructed with metal, ceramic (porcelain), plastics, or varying combinations of these. We will describe the process used to create a porcelain crown, though the steps are similar to those used for other materials. Modern porcelain crowns are a […]

Wear A Crown In Mt. Vernon

Dental Crowns Mt. Vernon

Some Mt. Vernon 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 […]

Cosmetic Dental Solutions in Alexandria

Cosmetic Dental Solutions in Alexandria

Alexandria 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. Alexandria family dentists recommend crowns to remedy the following problems: A broken tooth with decay An ill-fitting existing crown A decayed tooth that has […]

Dental Crowns at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria

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Dental Crowns at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria

Dental crowns have been used in dentistry for over 2000 years. There is evidence that the Etruscans experimented with crowns on teeth using ivory and bone as early as 700 B.C. By 200 A.D., they began using gold crowns to construct artificial teeth. Ancient Egyptians fashioned tooth replacements out of seashells and then hammered them […]