Did You Chip Your Molars Biting Into Hard Food? Get A Dental Crown

Having chipped molars from biting down into a hard snack is bad for anyone, especially if you have to travel soon or have a big event coming up. If you don't have a lot of spare time on your hands and you need to get the teeth fixed quickly, make an appointment and ask the dentist if you can get crowns put on the teeth. This may be not only the fastest method, but it is also the easiest way to get the problem taken care of. Consider these benefits and get an appointment fast.

Crowns Are Easy to Put On

If dental crowns are a possible solution to the damage, they are easy to put on. Your dentist will look to see if they have your size, or they may have to make the crown or order it in. The tooth is filed and prepped, and then the crown is adhered on with a reliable bonding agent. The dentist will give you directions on eating and drinking when you leave the office so you don't interrupt the work that was done.

There Are Natural Color Options

The crowns aren't going to be shiny attention grabbing pieces in your mouth. Choose the white porcelain options that will match your natural white smile. This way no one is going to notice them when you smile and they won't stand out when you open or close your mouth. You may want to do a teeth whitening if you worry about having different shades of white.

Get a Durable Option for the Cost

Some people have had crowns in their mouths for decades, but this is an option that you should expect to last at least 7 to 10 years.  This is a repair that isn't temporary, and you should be able to move on with eating and drinking as you please after the boding has sealed on the teeth. This way you won't have to leave and worry about the fix coming loose.

If you bit into a something that was hard and crushed the tops or chipped your back molars in your mouth, these are teeth that are difficult to eat without. Call the dentist and let the office know you have chipped your teeth and that the root of the tooth is potentially exposed. They will get you in right away to help treat the problem and to prevent any further damage from occurring to the outside or inside of the teeth.

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As a young child, I was petrified of the dentist. Dental fears are common, and I found that the more I learned about the teeth and gums, the less afraid I felt making my dental appointments. The teeth and gums are simply a part of your body that need extra special care, and I want you to know there is nothing to be afraid of. I started this blog to inform others about the basic facts about the teeth, so your dentist can be seen as a helpful professional who wants to encourage oral health. After all, we only have one set of adult teeth for our entire lives. Knowledge is power, so read through some of the information so you can make it through your dental appointments as a calm and informed patient.

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