Dental Crowns (Same Day) in Ridgewood, NY
Placing a crown on a tooth after a root canal or for supporting a bridge that replaces a missing tooth can take two to four weeks, depending on how long it takes to come back from a dental laboratory.
However, at Mamkin Dentistry Aesthetic and Restorative Center, that wait time is no longer necessary, and you can go home with a crown in place at the time of your visit. Same-day dental crowns (with custom shading) are now possible, so you no longer need to go home with a vulnerable tooth or unhappy with the color of the crown created for you.
What is a Same-Day Crown?
Thanks to dental technology, it is now possible to have your dentist create a crown to cover a tooth or replace a tooth on the same day. Our onsite dental lab at Mamkin Dentistry Aesthetic & Restorative Center uses computer-aided design, CAD, to create the crown, even create a custom shade to match the existing teeth in your mouth.
To get a good image from which to work, one of our dentists in Ridgewood, NY uses an intraoral camera to take a three-dimensional image of the tooth or space where the crown is going. Since the process of making the crown only takes less than an hour, our dentist will prepare the tooth to receive the crown.
Why are Crowns Necessary
Our dentists at Mamkin Dentistry Aesthetic & Restorative Center in Ridgewood, NY may recommend a crown for several reasons, including:
- To protect a cracked tooth
- To protect a tooth after a root canal
- To improve the appearance of a tooth
- To support a bridge
- To cover an implant
What Materials are in Same-Day Crowns?
While traditional crowns may consist of porcelain, metal, or a combination of the two materials, same-day crowns are all ceramic material without the use of any metal. The ceramic crown that fits can last an average of 10 to 15 years, which is the same length of time that traditional crowns last. If you need a crown, ask our dentists at Mamkin Dentistry Aesthetic & Restorative Center in Ridgewood, NY about our same-day crowns.