Category: Dental Crowns

Why a Crown May Be Best for a Cracked Tooth

With today’s advanced dental technology and materials, many patients can fully restore their worn or cracked teeth without needing a full dental crown. For instance, tooth bonding or a porcelain veneer can often restore the tooth without your dentist having to modify most of its structure. However, dental crowns are still often necessary to completely… Read more »

Different Ways a Dental Crown Can Fix Your Smile

The most effective tooth restorations are those that not only immediately fix your tooth, but also protect it from becoming more damaged or infected over time. In many cases, the most effective solution to accomplish both is a custom-designed dental crown. Today, dental crowns can fix your smile in a variety of different ways, from… Read more »

Quiz Your Dental Crown Knowledge

Would you say that you’re quite the damaged tooth aficionado? Is there no detail too small or obscure regarding restorative care for you to pick up on? If you happen to feel quite educated on dental crowns, then we think you will pass our quiz with flying colors! However, if you are like many of… Read more »

Crown Questions: Believe The Benefits!

If it’s time for you to receive a dental crown, you are probably hoping that the benefits you have been hearing about are actually true (and you will be happy to discover in just a moment that they are, in fact, everything you’re hoping for!). However, when becoming familiar with the advantages of this restorative… Read more »

More Seamless Options for Restoring Your Smile

No one wants to restore his oral health at the expense of his smile’s natural beauty. And for years that is precisely what restorative treatment meant. Metal fillings and crowns posed a number of potential problems, not the least of which was feeling insecure about the obvious dental work. Fortunately most modern dentists now offer… Read more »

Do You Need Restorative Dentistry?

Most patients are advised to visit their dentist at least every six months, for dental checkups and cleanings, which can help keep smiles healthy. But for those that skip out on a checkup or two, it can be all too easy to lose track of time. And if a person doesn’t experience any pain, he… Read more »

Lost a Dental Crown? Now What?

Imagine that you’re enjoying a nice dinner out, and suddenly you bite down on a hard object? “Oh wonderful!” you sarcastically think. While you’re cursing the chef of the restaurant in your mind, you suddenly realize that the object actually came from you. In fact, it’s your dental crown. Once it has popped off of… Read more »

FAQs About Root Canal Therapy

Few words fill a person with as much dread as “root canal”. Despite this common procedure’s underserved reputation, a root canal helps promote healthy smiles, safeguarding teeth against extraction due to an abscess or infection. Your Katy TX dentist, Dr. Colin Lathrop, can protect and preserve your smile with root canal therapy.