Our dentist office dedicates itself to achieving the highest standard of dental care for our patients. Though we’re located in Morristown, we welcome patients looking for a dentist in Harding Township, NJ. Dr. Victor Gittleman and the rest of our staff proudly serve the surrounding communities, providing the dental care they need. Moreover, we serve areas in and around Morristown, New Jersey.
Versatile Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are one of the best things a dentist has to offer. Not only do they treat restorative issues, but they have cosmetic uses as well. Not all tooth discoloration responds to traditional whitening methods. Dental crowns can be color-matched to any shade of white that you desire. They cover the entire tooth, hiding any discoloration from view.
One of the most common uses of dental crowns is to stabilize a tooth after a root canal. A root canal cleans out infected tissue from the inside of your tooth. We fill the tooth back in with a biocompatible material and seal it off, but sometimes that’s not enough. A crown ensures you have full capability back in your tooth and helps prevent further infection.
Crowns also support and fortify anchor teeth that are holding up a dental bridge. The stress of the bridge can cause anchor teeth to wear down faster, and they’re more susceptible to decay and damage. A crown takes on the stress of the bridge so that the natural tooth doesn’t have to.
When you break or damage a tooth, a crown gives you back what you broke off. It’s also the last line of defense before tooth extraction is needed. Crowns can save extremely damaged or decayed teeth.
They restore full visuals and function to misshapen or disfigured teeth. Depending on where those are located in your mouth, they may cause problems with speech or eating. They complete the tooth and are modeled after the rest of your teeth so that they blend in perfectly.
Our office practices conservative dentistry. We do everything possible to conserve your natural tooth structure because the penalties for missing teeth can be severe. However, there are times when it’s best for your oral health to extract one or multiple teeth. We handle different levels of tooth extraction at our office.
One of the most common reasons for tooth extraction is the removal of wisdom teeth. Usually, our mouths don’t have room for this extra set of molars. They either erupt and cause your teeth to be cramped and overcrowded or remain impacted under the surface. This can cause pain and make you more likely to get an infection or abscess.
Another common reason for extraction is to create a better environment for orthodontic treatment. Teeth may need to be removed so that we can straighten your smile and align your bite properly. If your mouth is too small and it can’t be done with the existing situation, extraction may be needed.
Certain teeth may just be too decayed, infected, or damaged to remain in your mouth. If a dental crown can’t handle the problem, extraction is usually the solution. We offer many solutions to replace missing teeth so that you can complete your smile again.
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