Fairfax, VA Patients Restore their Smiles with Dental Crowns at Fair Lakes Dental
We are always trying to turn back the clock on aging by fighting wrinkles and weight gain, but what many people don't realize is that our teeth age over time too. As we get older, teeth become weaker and are more susceptible to cracks and decay that betray the appearance of a youthful smile. However, there are ways to improve your smile and restore it back to the way it once was—and in some cases, more beautiful than it has ever been. Fair Lakes Dental in Fairfax, VA offers dental crowns (http://www.myfairlakesdentist.com/
Dental crowns can fix problems related to decay, cracks, chipping, discoloration and other surface issues. Addressing such problems is more than just cosmetic; when damaged teeth are left unaddressed they can put you risk for infection, as cracked teeth are difficult to clean and provide extra areas for bacteria to hide. When your tooth is cracked or decayed and bonding or filling is not sufficient, crowns can be used to restore the tooth back to its original state.
Today, crowns are made from a variety of advanced and trusted material and produce a beautiful end result. These include composite porcelain, layered porcelain, porcelain fused to metal, or a full gold. Porcelain is a particularly common choice because the material color is indistinguishable from the rest of your smile. The result is a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. At Fair Lakes Dental, crowns are custom made to the patient's tooth. For this reason, the process of getting crowns takes approximately two visits for prep, fabrication and placement. Between the time of prep and placement, the patient is fitted with a temporary crown while the permanent crown is custom designed and created for their unique smile. Once the permanent crown is placed, patients can treat their crown just like they would treat their natural tooth-- with regular brushing and flossing habits that keep a smile healthy.
If you want to restore your smile back to the way it once was, contact Fair Lakes Dental of Fairfax, VA and find out how crowns can protect and improve the appearance of your smile, while restoring confidence and oral health.
For more information on dental crowns in Fairfax, VA, visit http://www.myfairlakesdentist.com or call Fair Lakes Dental at 703-222-1230 to schedule an appointment.