Tooth pain and damage can keep your smile from looking as best as it possibly can. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a healthy-looking smile is important to the vast majority of Americans – over 99%.

Thankfully, Adams Dental Group offers same day crowns, and can restore your smile in as little as one dental visit! Curious if you need a dental crown? Let’s discuss 3 things you need to understand about dental crowns.


June 9th, 2020

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Up until recently, the process for getting a traditional crown has been time-consuming and requires multiple trips to the dentist office. Crowns are implemented for a variety of reasons and are one of the most common dental procedures that dentists perform. According to WebMD, dental crowns are caps that are tooth-shaped and restore the appearance of a tooth to help protect a weak tooth, restore a broken tooth, make a cosmetic modification, and more.


May 14th, 2019

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I had a Root Canal. Why do I need a Porcelain Crown?

Root canals can save a tooth from decay, but they can also make it weak. A porcelain crown solidifies the tooth and maintains its integrity after it has been destroyed, by either tooth decay or from a trauma.

When the pulp inside a tooth is infected or no longer living, Dr. Roberts at Adams Dental Group can treat the tooth through a root canal by removing the pulp and apply filling to replace it. When performing routine root canals; however, Dr. Roberts will drill through the tooth and then remove infected and decayed enamel, dentin and pulp. Because root canals also remove the pulp, the teeth involved can no longer function as living things. Over time, this deficit causes them to lose strength and become likely to fracture.

If your tooth needs a root canal, it probably already had a large cavity that reached the pulp chamber, where the nerve is located. Most of the time, after Dr. Roberts properly cleans the decay from the tooth and root canal treatment is completed there isn’t enough healthy dental material to restore a tooth with just a filling. It’s necessary to complete the treatment with a porcelain crown to make sure the tooth will not eventually break.


August 22nd, 2017

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