Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns Bixby Knolls, CA

If it’s time to restore your smile, a dental crown can help. At Dentist of Bixby Knolls, we offer same-day dental crowns, so you don’t have to wait to get your brand-new smile! We use state-of-the-art CEREC technology to deliver custom crowns that can be fitted and placed in one session!

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What Are Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns are a great way to repair and replace teeth. Made from durable materials such as composite resin or porcelain, dental crowns blend in with your natural teeth. With a restorative dental crown, we can fix highly damaged teeth as long as they still have a viable root.

How Do Dental Crowns Work?

Dental crowns work in three main ways: one as a “cap” to place over an existing tooth that may be worn down or weakened from a cavity. (Dental crowns used to commonly be called “caps.”) Two, a crown can be used to replace missing teeth with what is called a fixed dental bridge. (More on that below.) Three, a dental crown can be attached to a dental implant (basically a screw that acts as a tooth root) and serve as a brand-new tooth.

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What Is a Same-Day Crown? (CEREC Crown)

Dental crowns used to take at least two trips to the dentist. The first trip was to prepare and measure the space, and a temporary crown was placed while the permanent crown was made...which could take days or even weeks. The second trip would be to place the permanent crown.

Dentist of Bixby Knolls is proud to offer our North Long Beach-area patients single-visit dental crowns and restorations. CEREC (Chairside Economical Restorations of Esthetic Ceramic) crowns use computer-assisted design and manufacturing to create a custom-fitted crown in a single visit.

Using an intraoral scanning device, we take a high-resolution image of your teeth. From this 3D image, we can craft a custom CEREC dental crown in just 4 to 12 minutes in our Bixby Knolls office.

What Is a
Fixed Dental Bridge?

A fixed dental bridge (aka fixed bridge) is a way to replace a missing tooth or teeth. One of the common ways to accomplish this is by “bridging” the gap through the use of a crown on each side of the gap. The missing tooth is also replaced with a crown. There are other ways to bridge teeth without using crowns on either side, but the replacement tooth will still be a crown designed to look and act like a natural tooth.

At Dentist of Bixby Knolls, we can also use advanced CEREC technology to create and place a bridge in as little as one hour.

What Are the Advantages of Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns have many positive benefits. Dental Crowns not only look great but also help improve the function of your teeth. They keep the rest of your teeth properly aligned, which will improve the health of your smile and prevent problems in the long run. Dental crowns made with CEREC technology are also very fast to make, and they are durable and last a long time.

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How Much Do Dental Crowns Cost in Bixby Knolls?

The cost of a dental crown in Bixby Knolls will vary based on your unique needs. Some of these costs may be covered by your dental insurance plan. Dentist of Bixby Knolls will also work with you to make your crown affordable through payment plans enabled by flexible financing options. Speak to our front desk staff for more information on our same-day dental crowns and costs.

Improve the Function of Your Teeth

If you are interested in same-day dental crowns in North Long Beach, contact us today at (562) 287-5175 to schedule your appointment at Dentist of Bixby Knolls.