Posts Categorized: Dental Crowns

Crowning the “King” of Dental Restorations

You would probably figure that if you were an Etruscan in the 8th to 5th century B.C, your dental care would be extremely primitive. While technology has certainly brought the dental field a very long way, there actually were forms of dental crowns being used all the way back then. The materials that have been… Read more »

Are One-Visit Crowns Too Good to Be True?

The process of getting a proper dental crown can take patience. Generally, a minimum of two appointments is necessary for preparation to the tooth, procuring a mold and measurements for the fabrication, and waiting for the crown to be made in a high-quality lab. Temporary crowns can be cumbersome, uncomfortable, and ill-fitting, and are usually… Read more »

Skokie Dentist Explains Types of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns have a long history dating back to the Etruscans, in the 8th to 5th century B.C. The earliest crowns were made out of materials ranging from ivory to human teeth, but gold eventually became the standard.  You may assume that tooth-colored porcelain crowns are relatively new in dentistry, but as early as the… Read more »