Crowns recreate the form and function of a damaged tooth by replacing the entire external portion of the tooth down to the gum level. They are frequently used when a tooth has decay too extensive to be repaired with a filling or overlay.
As a prosthodontist, Dr. Meserkhani has the specialized training to restore damaged teeth, and he has over 20 years of experience with the placement of crowns. He sets a high standard for all restoration work including crowns.
With our in-house lab, we can closely supervise the creation of your crown and make sure it is perfect.
We have our own in-house dental lab, enabling us to supervise the creation of your restoration. We can customize the shape, size and shade of your new crown to make sure it is just right. We can even have you sit with the lab technician so they can match the shade of your new restoration perfectly to your other teeth.
Our lab uses a variety of materials to create your custom crown. Crowns made with porcelain fused to metal are a hardworking option for molars that handle heavy chewing, while porcelain such as e.max provides a translucent quality that mimics natural teeth.
Porcelain crowns may be employed to correct a range of problems, with the most common use being to take care of a very large cavity that threatens the health of the tooth.
Other reasons crowns are used include: