If the teeth in your smile are suffering from imperfections like stains, chips, or old fillings that no longer match the surrounding enamel, you might be interested in exploring your cosmetic dentistry options in Cincinnati, Ohio. Your dentist at Montgomery Dentistry is trained and experienced in several different applications that can help restore your smile and your self-esteem.
In many cases, the best option for improving a tooth with significant cosmetic imperfections is to replace the entire enamel layer with a porcelain dental crown.
This will require two separate appointments. At the first appointment, your dentist will examine the tooth to make sure the interior structures of the tooth are sound.
Then, he will remove the enamel layer of the tooth, leaving a post-like abutment behind. The abutment is essentially the dentin and pulp of the tooth that is still anchored securely in the socket.
An impression is made of the area and it is sent to our dental lab as a guide when preparing your permanent crown. Then, Dr. Michael Hull will secure a hard, plastic, temporary crown over the abutment to protect it.
A member of our Montgomery Dentistry staff will call you to schedule your second appointment once the dental lab technician has completed your permanent crown. During this brief appointment, the temporary crown will be removed and your permanent crown will be cemented into place.
If you have a tooth that needs cosmetic restoration, you should call Montgomery Dentistry at 513.793.2611 to schedule an appointment.