Dental Crown Services
Dental crowns are one of the best ways to strengthen decayed, chipped or cracked teeth and save them from extraction. At Dental on Clarendon in South Melbourne, we aim to save all teeth — even those that are severely decayed — and prevent broken, chipped or cracked teeth from weakening your overall dental structure and impacting your general oral health. As part of this goal, we may recommend dental crowns to treat your oral health issues.
Restore Your Confidence With a Quality Crown Clinic
With the team at our dental clinic, dental crowns can restore your oral health and help you get the smile you want. Our staff have the experience and expertise to ensure that your procedure is performed with the greatest of care and professionalism, getting you the results you’re after.
We also aim to provide you with an outstanding experience, from quick and convenient same-day crown options to carefully crafted porcelain crowns that perfectly match your existing tooth colour. We want you to walk out of our general and cosmetic dentistry office smiling.
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Ask About Our Dental Crown Options Today
If you’re dealing with chipped, broken or otherwise damaged teeth, Dental on Clarendon is here to help. Using composite resin and porcelain crowns, we can return your smile to its beautiful former self (or even enhance it!). To learn more, call (03) 9690 3285 today.
Commonly Asked Questions
Natural teeth are a wonderful thing. They’re durable and just about perfectly made for their job. As a result, we want to avoid having to remove any of your teeth where possible. This is where dental crowns come in.
If you have chipped or damaged teeth, our experienced dentists may recommend having a crown treatment. As part of this, they will treat the underlying damage, like removing decay, before replacing any missing tooth structure with a high-strength artificial filling material. To cap it all off, they will then place a ‘crown’ or top over this to protect your tooth from further damage and make it look like nothing ever happened.
Your crown will be bonded to the underlying tooth and made secure using strong, durable cement. In some instances, a temporary crown is made and fitted at your initial visit to protect the underlying tooth while the proper crown is made. However, it is possible to get same-day crowns made.
The dental crowns our Melbourne clinic creates are usually made over two separate appointments, although we also offer same-day crowns that can be done within a single appointment.
To begin, we’ll take an impression of your tooth before placing a temporary crown over it to keep everything protected in between appointments. Our dentists can then create your permanent crown to match your other teeth, including colour, using composite resin or porcelain.
As part of this, our dentist will speak with you about which material will best suit your individual requirements. We can also show you dental crown before-and-after visuals for your reference so you can be confident in your choice.
Dental crowns usually last approximately 10–15 years but some people find they can get even more years out of them. How long your crowns will last depends on any wear and tear the crown experiences, and how well you take care of it, including following good oral hygiene routines.
For all crown procedures, your dentist will use a local anaesthetic. This ensures that you will not feel any pain during the treatment. You may feel a little pressure though. Additionally, once the anaesthesia has begun to wear off, you may experience some brief sensitivity or soreness in the gums around the crown. However, this typically resolves quickly with no further issues.
When it comes to tooth crown costs in Melbourne, it ultimately depends on the type of crown you get — for instance, porcelain or composite resin — as well as the complexity of the process for your individual situation. However, our dentist will provide you with an approximate cost before commencing any treatment.