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Crown procedure is a versatile way to restore a tooth in Rochester Hills

The tooth crown procedure in Rochester Hills is as varied as the crown itself. This type of restoration is arguably among the most versatile used to rebuild a damaged tooth.

Repairing a cracked, worn, misshapen, or discolored tooth

Generally, a crown to correct damage such as poor shape or stubborn discoloration requires two visits at the Rochester Hills office of John L. Aurelia, DDS, PLLC. The first appointment involves shaping existing tooth structure to accommodate the crown. After the site is prepared, an impression of the tooth to be treated will be made. This impression serves as a model for your permanent crown. To protect the prepared site, a temporary crown will be placed. A second visit involves removing the temporary crown, and checking the fit and cementing your permanent crown.

Restoring a badly-damaged or decayed tooth

A crown may be placed following root canal therapy. This treatment may be the only way to save a tooth that would otherwise have to be removed. After the root canals are treated, a course of antibiotics and healing may follow to treat or prevent infection before the permanent crown is placed. This restoration will be completed in a timely fashion, so the treated root canals don’t become contaminated again with harmful bacteria that can cause infection.

To replace a missing tooth

Not all teeth can be saved with root canal therapy. Crowns play a critical role in both conventional and modern tooth replacement systems. They are necessary to complete a multi-unit dental bridge, and crowns are also used to cover a dental implant and restore the appearance and function of a completely rebuilt tooth.

Any crown procedure starts with a consultation. John L. Aurelia, DDS, PLLC may even suggest conservative alternatives to crowns, such as inlays or onlays. For scheduling, call (248) 651-6810.

 

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Dr. John Aurelia | Dr. Dina Khoury best dental office near Rochester, MI

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Experience dentistry with a difference at the office of John L. Aurelia, DDS. With our friendly staff and warm atmosphere, we ensure that your comfort and wellbeing take priority.

Dr. John L. Aurelia received his BA degrees in Biology, Business and Economics from the Kalamazoo College, MI and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy. He’s keen on continuous education and has followed courses in cosmetic dentistry, implants, and occlusion at places like the Dawson Academy for Advanced Continuing Dental Education and Pankey Institute. He’s a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and American and Michigan Dental Associations. He has participated in many humanitarian missions.

Having graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Dr. Dina Khoury served Veterans during her residency at the VA Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She has been in private practice for two decades and is passionate about cosmetic dentistry.

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