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Dental Crowns Raleigh NC

Dental Crown IllustrationDental Crowns are more commonly called dental caps, or tooth caps. A crown is a protective shell which can be made of various materials, from metals to ceramics. Cracked, decayed, or otherwise damaged teeth may be repaired by a crown fitted onto them, restoring tooth strength, and returning the original look to the tooth. The procedure begins with a local anesthetic, allowing the dentist to reshape the tooth and preparing it to mold perfectly with the crown. The crown is then securely attached to the tooth, and the tooth strength and beauty is restored.

Crowns can be made out of porcelain, or a combination of porcelain and a metal alloy. Crowns consisting solely of porcelain will have a more natural look, but will be weaker and more susceptible to chipping than a crown made of the porcelain/metal hybrid. Due to the strain caused while chewing or eating, the stronger hybrid crowns are usually preferred for back teeth over their all-porcelain counterparts. However, full porcelain crowns will usually work well for front teeth.

The experienced dentists at Glenwood Village Dentistry have successfully performed countless crowning procedures, and can do the same for you. Contact our office today to learn more about dental crowns and how we can help you!

Glenwood Village Dentistry Patient Reviews

"Dr. Kelleher has taken care of my family's teeth since I came to Raleigh in 1992. He and his staff have always provided excellent service. I actually look forward to getting my teeth cleaned when the appointment comes along." - - Raleigh, NC
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"Dr. Kelleher and his awesome crew have been taking care of my daughter and I for 11 years now. The service is great and we actually look forward to our visits there. Kelleher and his assistants are completely trustworthy. " - - Raleigh, NC
"I've been going to Glenwood Village Dentistry for 7 years (since I moved to Raleigh). Dr. Kelleher is great as well as the entire staff. If you're looking for a new dentist in Raleigh, you should definitely give them a call." - - Raleigh, NC