Most people who wear dental crowns can do so without anyone being the wiser. They are an excellent choice for patients who have some common dental problems. Dental crowns are used to cover dental implants and to hold dental bridges in place, but they also offer an ideal solution for teeth that are:

Severely weakened by decay or large fillings

Broken

Worn down

Misshapen

Severely discolored

Porcelain dental crowns offer an amazingly strong and completely natural looking solution for restoring both aesthetic beauty, and functionality. It is important to remember however that porcelain crowns are an effective, but not a permanent solution for these issues. The average crown may last over ten years, and the length of time your crown lasts will depend greatly on your oral hygiene and proper maintenance provided at routine cleanings.

The All Ceramic Crown Difference

At Carolina Center for Advanced Dentistry, our Myrtle Beach dental crown dentists utilize 100% ceramic dental crowns. Metal is highly noticeable and leads to cosmetic imperfections. By contrast, all ceramic crowns use porcelain, an alternative to metal that can be matched exactly to the color, size, and shape of your adjacent natural teeth, providing a smile that is as beautiful as it is strong.

Dental Crown Process

The process for placing dental crowns in most dentists’ offices takes two visits, but at Carolina Center for Advanced Dentistry, our dentists are able to create your porcelain crowns in-office, eliminating the wait time for your crowns. In fact, as one of South Carolina’s first CEREC practices, our doctors are able to place crowns in a single office visit for most of our patients.

During your visit we will use state-of-the-art technology to create an exact image of your mouth to ensure your new crown is precisely matched to your adjacent teeth. After this model is created, we can produce a dental crown in-office that will match the size, shape, and color of your natural teeth, restoring function and beauty in a fraction of the time you may have to spend at another dentist’s office.