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Dental Crowns

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Young woman hold dental crown while Dentist discuss treatment in background at Bird Family Dental.

Restoring Strength and Beauty to Your Smile at Bird Family Dental

Key Takeaways:

  • Dental crowns are custom-made caps placed over a damaged or weakened tooth to restore its strength, shape, and appearance.

  • Bird Family Dental in Boise, Idaho, offers high-quality, durable crowns made from various materials like porcelain, ceramic, and metal alloys.

  • Crowns are versatile and used for various dental issues, including protecting weak teeth, restoring broken teeth, and covering dental implants.

  • The process of getting a crown involves preparation of the tooth, impression taking, and crown fitting.

  • For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Bird Family Dental at (208) 322-1263 or visit

Introduction: The Role of Dental Crowns in Modern Dentistry

Dental crowns are a cornerstone of restorative dentistry, offering both functional and aesthetic solutions for damaged teeth. At Bird Family Dental, we understand the importance of a healthy, beautiful smile, and our expert team is dedicated to providing top-notch crown treatments that not only restore function but also enhance the appearance of your teeth.

Understanding Dental Crowns

A dental crown is essentially a cap that covers a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. Crowns are recommended for various reasons, such as to protect a weak tooth from breaking, restore a worn or broken tooth, cover a tooth with a large filling, hold a dental bridge in place, or cover a misshapen or discolored tooth.

Types of Dental Crowns

Tailored to Your Needs and Preferences

  • Porcelain or Ceramic Crowns: Popular for their natural color match, making them ideal for front teeth.

  • Gold and Metal Alloys Crowns: Known for their strength and durability, suitable for back teeth.

  • Porcelain Fused to Metal Crowns: Offer a combination of strength (metal) and aesthetics (porcelain).

The Process of Getting a Dental Crown at Bird Family Dental

A Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Initial Consultation: Our dentist assesses your tooth and discusses the best crown option for you.

  2. Tooth Preparation: The tooth is reshaped to accommodate the crown.

  3. Impression Taking: We take an impression of your tooth to create a custom crown.

  4. Temporary Crown: A temporary crown is placed while your custom crown is being fabricated.

  5. Crown Placement: Once ready, the permanent crown is fitted, adjusted, and cemented into place.

The Benefits of Choosing Dental Crowns

  • Restored Functionality: Crowns help in restoring the functionality of damaged or decayed teeth.

  • Enhanced Appearance: They improve the aesthetics of your smile by covering discolored or misshapen teeth.

  • Long-Lasting Solution: With proper care, dental crowns can last many years.

Caring for Your Dental Crowns

Maintaining dental crowns involves routine oral hygiene practices. Regular brushing, flossing, and professional cleanings at Bird Family Dental are essential. Although crowns are durable, avoiding habits like chewing ice or hard foods can help prolong their lifespan.

Advanced Technology for Precise and Comfortable Treatment

At Bird Family Dental, we utilize the latest technology to ensure precise fitting and natural-looking results. Our state-of-the-art equipment and techniques make the crown procedure comfortable and efficient.

Dental Crowns for All Ages

We provide crown services for patients of all ages, ensuring that everyone, from children to seniors, receives the care they need for a healthier, more confident smile.

Addressing Common Concerns

  • Comfort: We ensure that every step of the crown process is as comfortable as possible.

  • Customization: Each crown is custom-made to match the color and contour of your natural teeth.

  • Cost and Insurance: We provide transparent cost information and assist with insurance queries.

Conclusion: Embrace the Confidence of a Restored Smile

Dental crowns are more than just a restorative treatment; they are a pathway to renewed confidence and oral health. At Bird Family Dental in Boise, Idaho, we are committed to providing exceptional care, ensuring that your journey to a restored smile is successful and satisfying.

Ready to Enhance Your Smile?

To learn more about dental crowns or to schedule an appointment, contact Bird Family Dental at (208) 322-1263 or visit Let our expert team help you achieve the smile you've always desired.

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Bird Family Dental

1744 N Mitchell St,

Boise, ID 83704

(208) 322-1263

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