Porcelain Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are one of the most often used dental devices because they are useful for fixing a wide variety of dental problems. Dr. Kashfian, Torrance dental crowns dentist, prefers using porcelain dental crowns because of their many advantages over other types of crowns and dental devices.
Dr. Kashfian, cosmetic dentist in Torrance, prefers to use porcelain crowns over other types of dental crowns because they are durable and cosmetically pleasing. Porcelain crowns are more durable than many other types of tooth-colored crowns and they can be easily colored and shaped to match the adjacent teeth. In addition, porcelain crowns are less noticeable than gold or other types of metal crowns.
Porcelain dental crowns can fix a number of general and cosmetic dental problems. One common problem for which Dr. Kashfian, expert in dental crowns in Torrance, places a porcelain crown is when the tooth has severe structural damage. If the tooth is severely cracked, chipped, or broken, the dentist can either extract the tooth and replace it, or attempt to repair it. Most dentists prefer to keep the tooth in place and to repair it because it is the least invasive option. A porcelain crown can cover the damaged tooth and protect it from further damage or becoming infected.
Porcelain Dental Crowns Torrance
Another reason why Dr. Kashfian, Torrance porcelain crowns dentist, places crowns is to cover cosmetically flawed teeth or missing teeth. Teeth may be structurally sound but have cosmetic dental problems such as being badly stained or irregularly shaped. A crown can cover these flaws. In addition, Dr. Kashfian uses crowns as part of dental bridges or implants treatment to provide natural-looking replacements for missing teeth.
Dr. Kashfian is an expert in porcelain crowns in Torrance. He has been practicing cosmetic dentistry for nearly 35 years, and in that time he has placed thousands of crowns to protect teeth and improve the appearance of his patients.
Call Dr. Kashfian’s office to schedule a consultation. Dr. Kashfian will be happy to examine the tooth or area where the tooth is missing and help determine whether a porcelain crown is right for your needs.