Dental crowns are a restorative dental treatment that Dr. Leah Romay offers to patients in Glyndon, MD. Tooth crowns are porcelain ceramic caps that fully cover a tooth or attach to a dental implant. In order to provide dental crowns to her patients, Dr. Romay ensures that her patients are in good oral health. She can provide treatment for infections or recommend grafting services as needed to prepare for crowns. Along with her friendly office staff and dental team, Dr. Romay makes sure that patients are comfortable during their dental treatments, no matter how simple or complex.
Dental Crown FAQs
Discover more about treatment with dental crowns. Read answers to these common questions about crowns below:
What are the benefits of dental crowns?
Dental crowns are a versatile treatment option that can hold together fractured teeth, brighten stained teeth, and strengthen weakened teeth. Crowns can also protect teeth following a root canal and cap off dental implants. Dr. Romay uses crowns. that are made of porcelain ceramic. Because of this, the dental crowns can match the shade of natural teeth.
Can I whiten my dental crowns?
No, crowns and other cosmetic or restorative treatments cannot be whitened. This is because they are made of porcelain ceramic or composite materials. However, dental crowns may be used to cover areas of yellowing, staining, or discoloration. Additionally, if you have an old dental crown, Dr. Romay may provide you with a replacement that blends in with your natural teeth for a seamless end result.
Is the dental crown procedure painful?
We use a local anesthetic to numb the teeth that require dental crowns. If we are adding multiple crowns, we may use dental sedation. Following their crown procedures, some patients will feel mild discomfort around their tooth crown or crowns. However, Dr. Romay will recommend pain medication and a soft diet for the most comfortable healing possible.
Schedule a Dental Appointment
Are you interested in treatment with dental crowns? Request a dental consultation with Dr. Romay on our website. New patients can call Dr. Romay at 410.220.4680. Current patients may call her office at 410.833.4664.