Your smile’s appearance plays a particular role in your social interactions. Many people in the Greeley, Colorado, area with a cosmetically unappealing tooth will consult with Dr. Nicholas A. Jamison II to explore their options for restoring the tooth’s appearance.
For a single tooth that has been marred by discoloration, a mismatched filling, or a visible chip, Dr. Nicholas A. Jamison II might recommend restoring the tooth with a porcelain dental crown.
Dr. Nicholas A. Jamison II will want to conduct a thorough examination of the tooth to assess its overall health. This often includes taking a few X-rays to make sure there are no issues with the interior tissues. A drill will then be used to remove the tooth enamel, leaving behind an abutment made from the dentin, pulp, and root of the tooth. This will eventually anchor the porcelain crown in your mouth.
Dr. Nicholas A. Jamison II will then cast a detailed impression of the abutment, the neighboring teeth, as well as your bite pattern. This will be sent to a dental lab where your new crown will be prepared. A temporary crown will be placed over the abutment to keep it safe while you wait for the dental lab technician to complete your new crown.
A staff member will call you to schedule a brief follow-up appointment when your porcelain crown is completed. Dr. Nicholas A. Jamison II will cement the porcelain crown onto the abutment with a powerful dental adhesive.
If you have an unappealing tooth in your smile, you should call 970-506-1122 to explore your cosmetic restoration options at Nicholas A. Jamison II DDS.