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Two Reasons You Might Need a Modern Dental Crown

Do you suspect that you could be in need of restorative dental treatment? Many people don’t realize that while the teeth are incredibly strong, they do not have the regenerative abilities that some parts of the body possess. If you scrape your arm, for instance, your skin can likely heal itself. Unfortunately, when teeth have become damaged, they are in need of professional dental treatment. That is why, if you suspect you could have a problem like a cavity, or have noticed a chip or crack, you could be

1.    You’re Suffering from Discomfort

One of the most common warning signs that the smile is in need of restorative treatment is heightened sensitivity or bothersome discomfort. When teeth have become fragile by decay or damaged, for instance through trauma, then restorative action is often needed.

Don’t ignore discomfort, then, as the longer you delay a dental visit, the more likely the issue is to worsen, potentially to the point of a painful tooth infection.

2.    You Have a Dated Restoration

Another reason to consider a modern dental crown is if you are unhappy or worried about an existing restoration. Old metal fillings and crowns can begin to fail after many years, putting teeth at risk of exposure to bacteria that could lead to infection. Modern crowns can help by providing long-lasting yet beautiful protection against bacteria, as well as general wear.

If you want a seamless solution, simply talk to your dentist about how porcelain can be used to create natural-looking dental crowns.

Need to Find A Restorative Dentist?

Restorative treatment can help prevent worsening problems and discomfort. If you need to schedule restorative treatment in Columbia, TN, or Lewisburg, Lawrenceburg, Hohenwald, Centerville, Pulaski, or any of the surrounding communities, then call Creekside Family Dental at (931) 388–3384 to schedule a restorative consultation.

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