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Restore your smile with precision-fit crowns

Dental Crowns in Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Revitalise Your Smile with Dental Crowns

Are damaged or discoloured teeth affecting your smile? Discover the transformative benefits of Dental Crowns at Westcliff Dental Practice in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. Our expert team specialises in restoring and enhancing smiles. Book your appointment now to unlock the confidence of a rejuvenated and beautifully crowned smile.

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What are Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns, also known as caps, are prosthetic devices designed to cover and encase a damaged or weakened tooth. Crafted from materials like porcelain, metal, or a combination, crowns restore the tooth’s strength, functionality, and appearance. Custom-made to match the natural colour, size, and shape of existing teeth, dental crowns are used to address various issues, including decay, fractures, large fillings, and cosmetic concerns. They play a crucial role in preserving and protecting compromised teeth, supporting dental bridges, and enhancing overall dental aesthetics. The placement of dental crowns is a common dental procedure aimed at restoring both the form and function of damaged or compromised teeth.

The advantages of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns offer a range of benefits, making them a versatile and effective solution for various dental issues

Restoration of Function

Crowns restore the functionality of damaged or weakened teeth, allowing normal chewing and biting.

Protection and Support

They provide a protective barrier, preventing further damage to teeth with extensive decay, fractures, or large fillings.

Cosmetic Enhancement

Crowns enhance the appearance of teeth by covering discolouration, misalignment, or irregularities, contributing to a more aesthetically pleasing smile.

Preservation of Tooth Structure

Crowns preserve the remaining tooth structure by encapsulating and reinforcing it, reducing the risk of further deterioration.

Durability

Constructed from durable materials such as porcelain, metal, or a combination, crowns offer long-lasting solutions for damaged or compromised teeth.

Support for Dental Bridges

Crowns serve as abutments for dental bridges, helping replace missing teeth and maintain proper dental alignment.

Protection after Root Canal Treatment

Crowns are commonly used to protect and strengthen teeth that have undergone root canal treatment.

Improved Tooth Alignment

Crowns can be used to correct minor alignment issues, providing a more harmonious and balanced smile.

Customisation

Crowns are customized to match the natural colour, shape, and size of existing teeth, ensuring a seamless integration into the overall dental structure.

Versatility

Whether addressing functional concerns or enhancing aesthetics, dental crowns offer a versatile solution for various dental challenges.
Advantages of Dental Crowns in Essex Southend-on-Sea - Westcliff Dental Practice

Who Could Benefit from Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns are recommended for individuals facing various dental issues.

Decayed or Damaged Teeth

Crowns restore teeth with significant decay, damage, or fractures, providing strength and protection.

Large Fillings

When a tooth has a large filling, a crown can help support and protect the remaining tooth structure.

Root Canal Treated Teeth

After a root canal, crowns are often placed to strengthen and preserve the treated tooth.

Cosmetic Enhancements

Crowns improve the appearance of misshapen, discoloured, or poorly aligned teeth, contributing to a more aesthetically pleasing smile.

Weakened Teeth

Teeth weakened by trauma or wear benefit from crowns, preventing further damage.

Dental Implants

Crowns are used to restore missing teeth when attached to dental implants, providing a functional and natural-looking replacement.

Molars Under High Stress

Back molars subjected to substantial chewing forces often benefit from crowns for added strength and durability.

Why Choose Westcliff Dental Practice for Dental Crowns?

Choose Westcliff Dental Practice for your dental crowns and experience exceptional care tailored to your unique needs. Our skilled team is dedicated to restoring and enhancing your smile with precision and expertise. We prioritise patient comfort, using top-quality materials to craft crowns that seamlessly blend with your natural teeth. Whether addressing decay, fractures, or cosmetic concerns, our commitment to excellence ensures optimal results.

With a focus on personalised care and attention to detail, we guide you through the entire process, from initial consultation to the placement of your custom-fitted crown. Trust Westcliff Dental Practice for comprehensive and compassionate dentistry, where your oral health and satisfaction are our utmost priorities.

What is the cost?

Unlock the confidence of a renewed smile with our dental crowns, starting from just £455 at Westcliff Dental Practice. Our transparent pricing reflects our commitment to providing affordable yet high-quality dental solutions. Whether addressing decay, fractures, or cosmetic concerns, our cost-effective crowns are tailored to meet your unique needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Dental crowns can be made from various materials, including porcelain, ceramic, metal alloys, or a combination of materials. The choice depends on the tooth's location and your preferences.
Typically, it takes two dental appointments. The first appointment involves preparing the tooth and taking impressions, while the second appointment involves placing the crown after it's fabricated in a dental lab.
No, the procedure is not painful. Local anaesthesia is used to numb the tooth and surrounding area, ensuring a painless experience.
With proper care and oral hygiene, dental crowns can last between 10 to 15 years or even longer.
Yes, once the crown is placed, you can eat normally. However, it's essential to avoid chewing on hard objects or using your teeth as tools to prevent damage.
No, modern dental crowns are designed to match the colour and shape of your natural teeth, making them virtually indistinguishable.
Maintain good oral hygiene by brushing, flossing, and regular dental check-ups. Avoid excessive force or grinding your teeth.
Yes, if a dental crown becomes damaged or worn over time, it can be replaced with a new one to ensure the continued health and appearance of the tooth.
Complications are rare, but they can include sensitivity or allergic reactions to materials.
No, dental crowns can be placed at any age.
Practice good oral hygiene, avoid chewing on hard objects, and attend regular dental check-ups.
Yes, if a crown becomes damaged or worn, it can be replaced.
Yes, but our dentist may recommend additional measures to protect the crown.
Porcelain crowns resist staining, but over time, they may pick up stains along the edges.
Temporary crowns are provisional and made to protect the tooth until the permanent crown is ready.
It depends on the severity. Gum disease may need treatment before placing a crown.
Yes, dental crowns are often recommended after a root canal to protect the treated tooth.