My Fairfax Dental
Family, Cosmetic and Implant Dentist
3930 Pender Drive. Suite 220. Fairfax. VA 22030. (571-969-3368 / 571-9-MYDENTIST)

Prosthodontics and Dental Crowns in Fairfax, VA

Prosthodontics

 

Dental Crowns in Fairfax, VA

A crown is a type of dental procedure in which a cap that encircles the tooth/dental implant is placed on the tooth. Crowns are bonded to the tooth using a dental cement. Crowns are not primarily cosmetic procedures and it is usually done to protect the tooth. However Crowns are often used to improve the strength of the tooth and also the appearance.

 

We typically recommend a crown when a patient exam presents with signs of risk of tooth fracture that threatens the health of the tooth or when a large cavity is present.

 

Crowns can be made from many different types of materials: i.e porcelain or gold .

Crowns are created by taking a dental impression of the tooth. This allows the dentist to fabricate a well fitted crown for the tooth. Porcelain crowns have good aesthetic properties and can be cast to fit the impression taken already by the dentist.


 

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Porcelain Dental Crowns in Fairfax, VA

Porcelain crowns are full coverage caps used to strengthen teeth that have lost more than ⅓ of the coronal tooth structure.

At My Fairfax Dental, we recommend this treatment to protect non vital, root canal treated teeth, teeth with large fillings from cavities, and restorable cracked teeth.

Porcelain crowns have proven to be highly durable and long lasting, and can help change the shape and color of your teeth.

The process of creating a crown allows for tougher materials to be used for the fabrication of the crown. Porcelain is a strong restorative material that is used for crown fabrication.


 

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Porcelain Veneers in Fairfax, VA

At My Fairfax Dental we use custom-made porcelain veneers to improve the teeth appearance by covering the visible front surface with a durable porcelain veneer.

Veneers are tooth-colored, and we custom match the shade of existing teeth to give a natural looking smile improvement.

Veneers can be used to overcome stains on the teeth, irregularly shaped teeth or misaligned teeth.


 

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Dental Bridges and Partial Dentures

A bridge is a fixed partial denture used to replace a missing tooth by joining permanently to adjacent teeth or dental implants.


 

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