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Advantages of Dental Crownsadvantages of dental crowns

One of the most universal signs of happiness and friendliness is a smile. But if you are self-conscious about your smile because of stained, cracked, or crooked teeth, then you may be sending the wrong impression by not smiling as often as you want to. As your dentist in Staten Island, we want to help you feel as though you can smile whenever you want. The advantages of dental crowns go far beyond aesthetics. This type of restorative dentistry is also an important healthcare procedure.

How do dental crowns work?

Dental crowns are porcelain caps that cover your tooth completely from the gum down. Your whole tooth will be protected by a tough layer of porcelain that has been dyed to match the surrounding teeth. No one will know that you have a dental crown, and your tooth will be protected from future decay or damage. One of the advantages of dental crowns is that they last for several decades, even up to 30 years with regular care, because they are thicker and tougher than veneers. Usually the procedure only takes two visits to your Staten Island dentists, and you can walk away with a brand-new smile.

What are the advantages of dental crowns?

In addition to being totally natural in appearance and being far more durable than other restorative dentistry procedures, dental crowns are low maintenance. Care for them the way you do your natural teeth and they will last for years. Dental crowns are also stain resistant, so you do not have to limit your diet. As your dentist in Staten Island, we would never recommend a procedure that was not safe. Dental crowns are always safe and comfortable, and functional very quickly. You will not have a long recovery time with dental crowns.

Learn More About Dental Crowns

If you want to learn more, or find out if dental crowns could be an option for you, contact us at Drs. Galligan and Villa Dental Studio in Staten Island by calling 718-984-7700. We are happy to help you discover the many advantages of dental crowns, and to discuss other restorative dentistry options that may help you achieve the beautiful smile of your dreams.