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Cosmetic Issues We Can Fix With Dental Crowns

You may have heard about dental crowns being used for such repairs as to cover a tooth that has a very large filling or to strengthen a tooth that has had a root canal done. But dental crowns are also used for cosmetic issues. Dental crowns will not only improve the look of a tooth, but it will make it stronger and protect it from further problems.

Let’s take a closer look at how we use dental crowns at our Chesterfield, MO, practice to fix cosmetic issues with your smile.

Cosmetic Reasons You Might Need a Dental Crown

  • A crown is needed to protect a broken tooth.
  • A crown is needed to restore a ...

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How Crowns Can Improve Your Smile

Dental Crowns Procedure | Chesterfield MO

Dental crowns—also referred to as "tooth caps”—can restore a broken or damaged tooth so patients can chew comfortably again. Often dental crowns are used to cover back molars that have become compromised because of a large filling that has fractured. But sometimes crowns are used cosmetically, toward the front of your mouth, and they can cover up a tooth that is stained or misshapen.

Let’s take a closer look at how dental crowns done at our Chesterfield, MO practice can improve your smile.

Why You Might Need a Dental Crown

The following are some of the most common reasons people need a dental crown:

  • They have had a root canal and a ...

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Want to Help Your Crowns Last Longer? Follow These 3 Steps

Dental Crowns Chesterfield MO | Smiling Patient

You've invested in a porcelain crown to repair your tooth, and it looks beautiful! You haven't stopped smiling, and you're also chewing again with ease.

Now you need to know how to protect your investment and promote longevity for your smile. Here are some helpful tips to remember for taking care of dental crowns in Chesterfield, MO.

Excellent Home Care

Your dentist reminds you to brush and floss all the time; however, a consistent home care routine becomes even more critical when you have dental restorations such as a crown or dental implant. This is because brushing and flossing remove the bacteria and plaque that cause issues such as gum disease ...

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Cosmetic Issues Fixed with Dental Bridges

Cosmetic Issues Fixed with Dental Bridges | Chesterfield Valley Dental

The unfortunate reality of a missing tooth is that it typically leads to more tooth loss. This happens because when your root is missing, your bone has nothing to support and it begins to deteriorate.

When you're missing one or more of your teeth, daily life becomes challenging. The good news is that you have options! You may benefit from a dental bridge at our Chesterfield, MO, dental practice, and Dr. Robert Rahm can help!

What Is a Dental Bridge?

For patients missing one or more adjacent teeth, a dental bridge may be ideal. Using crowns as anchors to your healthy teeth, a bridge literally fills in the gap with naturally ...

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