crowns replace tooth structure that is possibly missing because of tooth decay
or injury. Crowns cover teeth to strengthen and safeguard them. Placing a crown
on baby teeth is often the best treatment for kids. Placing a tooth-colored
crown for kids saves their natural smile and is a better choice than stainless
When Is A Crown Required?
tooth decay is left untreated, it can spread infection and lead to pain and
other health issues. If your kid grows very large cavities that a filling
cannot repair, a dental crown is suggested for saving the tooth. Tooth-colored
crowns are placed on front teeth used for biting, or back molar teeth that are
essential for chewing. In both cases, it helps shield the tooth from further
breaking, cracking, or decay.
What Is The Crown Process For Kids?
dentist places dental crowns for kids in only one visit. First, he numbs the
area around the infected tooth using topical gel on the gum tissue before
injecting the local anesthesia. After numbing, he removes the decayed tooth
carefully and shapes it for preparing it for the crown. Based on the type of
tooth-colored crown to be used, a kid may or may not get an impression of the
area. After preparing the crown, the dentist checks the placement. If all are
correct, he cements the crown into place. Then, he will check the bite and make
some modifications if required.
the numbness goes away, your kid must maintain his eating and be careful about
biting and chewing. After the crown process, the kid may feel discomfort
because of gum or tooth irritation that lasts less than one day. Pain relief
medication may help in this. In case your kid feels extreme discomfort, contact
our dentist right away. Ensure to schedule dental cleanings and tests for your
kid every 6 months so our dentist can monitor the crown and be sure that it’s
every dental clinic provides tooth-colored white crowns for kids. To know more
regarding crown options for kids or schedule an appointment with a dental
professional, call us at Advanced Dental Clinic. We know how to keep your champ