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Porcelain dental crowns: a functional and natural-looking restoration option for Pasadena, CA patients

Porcelain Dental Crowns in Pasadena CA Area

Porcelain dental crowns are one of the most common types of dental restorations, and for good reason! They are incredibly versatile, and are a great option for restoring a tooth’s function and appearance while also protecting it from future damage. At Pasadena Prosthodontics, our dentists combine a personalized treatment approach with the latest dental materials and techniques to provide Pasadena, CA area patients with natural-looking and durable restorations that will leave them smiling!

What is a dental crown?

The best way to think about a dental crown is like a cap that is placed over your tooth. In fact, many people call crowns “tooth caps”! It is custom-designed for your mouth based on dental impressions that are taken. While dental crowns can be made from a variety of different materials, patients often choose porcelain because it is long-lasting and has a similar translucency and color as tooth enamel for a restoration that blends in seamlessly with the rest of the teeth.

Typically, two visits are required to place a dental crown. In the first visit, any decay is removed from the tooth and the dentist then shapes the tooth in preparation for the crown to be placed. This is necessary so that the crown can have a snug fit in your mouth without being too bulky or large in comparison to the rest of your teeth. Then, dental impressions are taken and a temporary crown is placed on the tooth for your comfort and protection while the permanent crown is made to our dentists’ precise specifications. When your permanent crown is ready, you come back in to the office, where we will “try on” the crown to check the fit and make any minor adjustments necessary before bonding it onto your tooth with a strong dental cement.

Reasons a dental crown may be recommended

Dental decay is incredibly common, and if it is left untreated, it can result in damage to your tooth structure that may be too large for a traditional filling. In addition, even the most diligent patients who take great care of their teeth with regular brushing and flossing and routine hygiene visits may experience traumatic injuries, wear and tear, or cosmetic issues with their teeth over time. Some of the common reasons that one of our dentists may recommend a dental crown include:

  • Repairing a tooth that has been worn down, broken, or cracked
  • Restoring the structure of a tooth that has sustained significant decay or damage
  • To enhance the appearance of a tooth that is permanently stained, chipped, oddly shaped, has pitting or grooves in the enamel, or other cosmetic issues
  • After root canal therapy to restore and protect the treated tooth
  • Finishing a dental implant with a functional tooth crown after tooth loss
  • Anchoring a dental bridge in place
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At Pasadena Prosthodontics, we treat every patient like the unique individual that they are, and the dental crown placement process is no exception. To schedule an appointment at our Pasadena, CA office, call 855.770.3737 or visit us online.

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We welcome you to our Pasadena Dental Office where you will find a World class smile by being treated by our World class Dentists. You will be our top priority when you visit us as our team is awaiting to provide you with personalized, gentle care you deserve. We want to be your Pasadena Dentist and provide you with a nice comfortable atmosphere for your next dental visit. Call us on 855.770.3737 to book your next appointment.

Baldwin Marchack, DDS, MBA

A graduate from USC School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Baldwin Marchack is renowned for his focus, keen passion for knowledge and passion for serving his community. His areas of special interest are restorative, esthetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Marchack updates himself regularly with new methods and techniques that evolve over time. Dr. Marchack is the Founding Member of the Academy for Excellence in Dentistry based in Los Angeles, CA. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He has held notable positions of authority as the past president of the American Prosthodontic Society, Osseointegration Study Club of Southern California, the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Christopher Marchack, DDS

An alumnus of the prestigious Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco Dr. Christopher Marchack is well-known for his passion to serve his patients to the best of his ability which involves educating and imparting methods of good dental hygiene. Whilst maintaining a position on the editorial review board for the Journal of Prosthodontic Dentistry and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, he is also an Associate Clinical Professor at USC School of Dentistry, an Associate Clinical Instructor at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and lectures on related dental subjects both on domestic and international platforms.

Eugenia Chan, DDS, MMSc

A graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California and a Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) certified Prosthodontist, Dr. Eugenia Chan is an established professional in her field and takes a special interest in the restoration of damaged teeth. Some of the projects she worked on include her active participation in the project led by Lucy Taylor Hobbs Society to empower female dental students and reinforce the contribution made by women to the professional dental industry. She has undertaken a voluntary role to teach dental health which includes the proper technique of brushing, flossing and implications of consuming a healthy diet to underprivileged children whose access to health care is little to none.

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