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The most common material used is made of porcelain and called emax. This is the same material that my lab had been using on the crowns I sent them to make since 2007. Because I had good results with emax before, I was confident in the strength and aesthetic appearance of the crowns I would be making when I started making crowns in one day. Sometimes I also use a material called enamic. It has a porcelain core infused with resin that has some advantages in certain situations.
If you need a crown please give me a call at 503 665 9737 Harry D Chambers DDS
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As the patient your visit is usually a little longer. But you don’t have to wear a temporary for one to two weeks. And you don’t have to come back for a second visit which saves you from having to get numb again.
If you need a crown please give me a call at 503 665 9737
Harry D Chambers DDS
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Do you have crooked teeth that have always bothered you? Do you keep your mouth closed whenever you have pictures taken of you or when you smile? Are you aware that teeth can be moved easily these days without having to use metal braces with a relatively new technique called Invisilign? So why not have them straightened?
Even as an adult you are not too old. I have been treating patients for several years now, some in their teens and others in their 60’s with Invisilign. Treatment consists of wearing a series of thin, clear plastic trays that are not visible while in your mouth. Every two weeks you insert a new set of trays which are designed to exact specifications just for you. Each tray will shift your teeth slowly into place. The trays are worn continuously except when eating.
Besides making you look better, straightening your teeth may also help you keep your teeth longer. The number one cause of tooth loss in adults is Periodontal Disease. When your teeth are crooked and crowded it is harder for you to keep them clean. If you are not keeping them clean periodontal disease is the usual result, causing you to lose the bone support around the roots of your teeth. This then leads to the loss of teeth because they become infected and have to be extracted. In a future article on Periodontal Disease I will be talking about how it affects our overall health.
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