Cavities have always been an issue for children and their parents, and we at Smile Explorers Pediatric Dentistry are here to help. We are pleased to offer tooth-colored crowns to restore your child’s smile with seamless results. Our experienced team will help you determine whether this is the right option for your child and walk you through the process to ensure you are well informed and comfortable!
The tooth is made of two parts. The root is the part under the gum holding your child’s tooth in place, while the crown is the visible part above the gum. Tooth-colored crowns are caps that we place on the top portions of damaged teeth, restoring healthy smiles.
Tooth-colored crowns are made of a composite resin material that mimics the color and translucency of your child’s natural teeth. They offer an excellent solution for repairing teeth that are visible when your child smiles, providing outstanding strength and performance. Tooth-colored crowns are more natural-looking than their stainless steel counterparts, with their shiny, metallic appearance that may interfere with your child’s smile.
Your child’s baby teeth play an important role in the health of the adult teeth yet to erupt. They act like placeholders, maintaining the space the adult teeth need and guiding them in the proper alignment. If a baby’s tooth is damaged, a tooth-colored crown will provide protection until the permanent tooth is ready to emerge.
We may recommend tooth-colored crowns may be for the following reasons:
We will first numb the affected tooth and the surrounding areas for your child’s comfort. If your little one is highly anxious, we may recommend a sedation dentistry option to help your child relax during the procedure.
Once your child is comfortable and ready, we will remove any decay and shape the tooth so the crown will fit on it. We will then create the dental crown by filing a mold with tooth-colored composite resin material. When the crown is complete, we will bond it to your child’s tooth and make sure the bite and fit are comfortable for your child.
If your child needs a dental crown, our compassionate dentists at Smile Explorers Pediatric Dentistry will make the procedure as comfortable and stress-free as possible. Your child’s new restoration will provide exceptional protection, function, and a beautifully natural appearance. Our kid-friendly team strives to ensure you and your child feel right at home. We invite you to call us at 623-322-2277 or schedule your online appointment today.