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Dental Crowns in Fairfax, VA

Fairfax VA Cosmetic and Implant Dentist, Dr. Hang Le, DDS performs crown restorations that are natural looking and feel just like your natural teeth. Dr. Le can perform crown restorations on dental implants or damaged tooth to provide a tooth-like shape and restore function. Our Porcelain or ceramic crowns can be matched to the color of your natural teeth resulting in beautiful smile.
What is a Dental Crown

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 are usually done to protect the tooth. Crowns are often used to improve the strength of the tooth and also the appearance. Crowns are also used when restoring on a dental implant to provide a tooth-like shape and restore function.

Ceramic Dental Crowns in Fairfax, VA
Ceramic Dental Crowns in Fairfax, VA
Why get a Dental Crown

Fairfax Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Le will 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.

Reasons we would use Crowns

  1. Broken or fractured teeth
  2. Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry
  3. Filling is too Large
  4. Tooth Decay
  5. Cracked fillings
  6. Restoration after Root Canal.
  7. Crown restoration on a Dental Implant

Dental-Implants in Fairfax, VA. by Dr. Le
Dental-Implants in Fairfax, VA. by Dr. Le
What are our Crowns made of?
Crowns can be made from many different types of materials: i.e porcelain or gold .

Dr. Le uses porcelain (tooth colored crown) because they resemble your natural teeth.  Porcelain crowns have good aesthetic properties and are cast to fit the impression taken already by our dentist. They are highly durable and will last many years, but like most dental restorations, they may eventually need to be replaced.  Porcelain crowns are made to match the shape, size, and color or your teeth giving you a natural, long-lasting beautiful smile.

Getting Dental Crowns at My Fairfax Dental
Before any dental treatment,  there is a consultation with Dr. Le to outline the exact procedure. A crown procedure usually requires two appointments.

  1. Preparation: During your initial appointment Dr. Le will prepare the tooth to be crowned by removing any decay and shaping the tooth for the Crown. Then we will take custom impressions of your tooth to ensure a perfect fit. This custom impression is used to then prepare the temporary Crown which will protect the prepared tooth and allow you to have no interruptions while the final crown is specially made.
  2. Delivery: During your second appointment Dr. Le will remove the temporary crown and clean tooth before your new crown will be carefully placed and cemented firmly to ensure the spacing and bite are accurate.

Dental Crowns by Dr.Le of Fairfax,VA

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After Getting Dental Crowns
Dental Crowns can last for years if the patient maintains it. Immediately after your Dental Crown has been placed, there may be some getting used to your new Crown. We recommend that patients avoid sticky foods and chewing gum for the first day.

 

Crowns should be treated same way as natural teeth and patients should brush and clean their teeth at least twice a day and make regular dental visits.

 

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You can contact the office of Fairfax, VA Family and Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Hang Le either schedule online, by phone or text to make your dental appointment now.

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