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Using dental crowns to restore the smile

Dental crowns play an important role in dentistry. They are used for various situations, covering teeth that are broken or compromised or replacing missing teeth when paired with dental implants. Regardless of how they are used, they are popular, long-lasting, and reliable. Dr. Chong Lee of Galleria Dental Aesthetics in the area of McLean, VA […]

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What is the purpose of a dental crown?

Restorative dentistry is a special aspect of dental care during which patients are able to repair their smile when problems exist. These problems may include the loss of natural teeth or damage to the natural tooth structure. One of the more popular restorative dental procedures performed at Galleria Dental Aesthetics is that of the dental […]

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Dental Crown Hurting? Let’s Explore Why!

There is a tendency for cosmetic dentistry to be a pleasant and intriguing topic of discussion these days. We get that; most of us are interested in knowing how we can maximize shine, straightness, and other characteristics that bring out the best in our smile aesthetic. Don’t get us wrong; we love making over smiles […]

Dental Emergency: What If Your Crown Falls Off?

Dental crowns, also known as caps, are a common option for replacing teeth that are badly decayed, discolored, or damaged. Crowns look like the rest of your natural teeth and will be barely noticeable once they’re properly in place. However, the possibility of a crown falling off your teeth increases as a crown gets older, […]

When should I get a dental crown?

A dental crown is a custom-built jacket that is placed over a damaged tooth to strengthen and protect the natural tooth. Crowns are frequently used on teeth that are damaged due to decay, fractures, or failed restorations. The Northern Virginia cosmetic dentists at Galleria Dental Aesthetics are dental crown experts and would be happy to […]

How Long do Dental Bridges Last?

If you suffer from one or more missing teeth, a dental bridge could be right for you. A bridge effectively closes the gap left after tooth loss or extraction and can restore your smile and improve your oral health. The cosmetic dentists at Galleria Dental Aesthetics offer dental bridges and many other treatment options to […]

How often do Dental Crowns dislodge?

It is possible for a dental crown to loosen and even dislodge from the tooth, but most patients enjoy a functional, effective dental crown for many years, without complications. If a dental crown does fall off of the tooth, it may happen because of a failure of the dental bonding cement or because of an […]

Can Dental Crowns Fix TMD?

If your TMD symptoms are caused by an improper bite, then a dental crown may help alleviate the pain you are experiencing. When the temporomandibular joint is subjected to excessive pressure, you may experience painful TMJ/TMD symptoms like headaches and tooth pain. Damage caused by decay and trauma can cause your teeth to have uneven […]

How Often Do Dental Crowns Come Off?

Crowns are used to restore tooth structure that has been damaged by decay or fractures.  They are normally used when more that 2/3 of the natural tooth structure is missing, and are an exceptional restoration to stabilize and restore the remaining tooth structure. In some rare cases, dental crowns can become dislodged from the restored […]

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