Dr. Ted Haines DDS of Snohomish, WA provides cosmetic and restorative tooth colored restorations. With the use of tooth colored restorations you can have the smile you always dreamed of.
Dental crowns are a cosmetic restoration used to improve your tooth’s shape or to strengthen a tooth. Dental crowns are most often used for teeth that are broken, worn, or have portions destroyed by tooth decay.
Crowns are “caps” cemented onto an existing tooth which fully cover the portion of your tooth above the gum line. In effect, the crown becomes your tooth’s new outer surface. Porcelain crowns are most often preferred because they mimic the translucency of natural teeth and are very strong.
Crowns are often preferable to silver amalgam fillings. Unlike fillings which apply metal directly into your mouth, a crown is fabricated away from your mouth. Your crown is created in a lab from your unique tooth impression which allows a dental laboratory technician to examine all aspects of your bite and jaw movements. Your crown is then sculpted just for you so that your bite and jaw movements function normally once the crown is placed.
For more information on crowns or any other dental restoration, call the office of Dr. Haines DDS at 360-568-8577. Learn more about Dr. Haines and his practice by visiting his website at www.tedhainesdds.com.
Accepting patients from Snohomish, Monroe, Lake Stevens, Everett, Mill Creek, Woodinville and all surrounding communities.