Dental Crown Portland, OR
A dental crown can restore a tooth after it has been damaged or weakened. Our staff at Hunter Dental Care understands how important it is to have functioning teeth, and we can help restore a broken tooth, a compromised tooth, or even a missing tooth. Dr. Hunter can meet with you and design a treatment plan that will fit your needs, this may include a dental implant, a mini dental implant, and one of the several dental appliances.
What is a dental crown?A dental crown is a protective cap or cover for a tooth that has been compromised. Dr. Hunter will tell you that it is always best for your oral health to try and save an original tooth structure. When a tooth has been damaged, the best way to protect it, and extend its life is to cover it with a protective layer like a dental crown.
Dental crowns are precisely shaped to fit the shape, size, and dentition of your tooth. Your crown is designed to fit comfortably in your mouth. We want your crown to feel as natural to you as your natural tooth.
Dental crowns are available in a variety of materials, each with their pros and cons, based on your individual needs. Dental crowns come in:
Dental crowns are used for single tooth restorations and multiple tooth restorations. We can tailor your dental treatment for your needs. In some situations, this may include first surgically placing a dental implant, or a mini dental implant, when a tooth has been lost. We can restore your tooth, even when the original tooth is no longer present.