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Can Dental Crowns Closely Match My Existing Teeth Color and Shape?

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Posted on May, 12 2023 by G Marlin

When restoring your smile with dental crowns, it is natural to wonder if these tooth restorations can closely match your existing teeth color and shape. After all, crowns may be visible enough that others can see them. In some cases, they take front and center stage in your smile. So, can dental crowns accurately match… READ MORE


3 Options Commonly Used for Creating Dental Crowns. Understand Which Option Is Best for Your Smile

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Posted on December, 28 2022 by G Marlin

Dental crowns are used to restore teeth that have been broken, worn down, or discolored.  These dental restorations are also used to complete dental implant treatment and provide a natural-looking and secure restoration for missing teeth. While dental crowns are durable and can improve the appearance of your smile, not all are created equal. Whether… READ MORE

smile makeover treatments

Treatable Common Dental Conditions Which Cause Patients to Be Self-Conscious About Their Smile

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Gum Contouring, Porcelain Veneers, Smile Makeover, Teeth Whitening

Posted on September, 30 2022 by G Marlin

It’s not uncommon for people to be self-conscious about their smiles. There are many reasons someone may be hesitant about showing their teeth or want to keep their mouth closed when smiling for pictures. Fortunately, many dental conditions that cause patients to be self-conscious about their smiles are entirely treatable. Advanced cosmetic and restorative dental… READ MORE

After Porcelain crowns rejuvenating the Tetracycline Stained Dentition

Say Goodbye to Stains with Our Approach to Crowns and Veneers

Posted in Dental Crowns, Veneers

Posted on May, 16 2022 by G Marlin

Are you tired of seeing those dark or yellowish stains when you smile in the mirror? Do those stains undermine your self-confidence? Don’t you dream about having a brighter smile? If the answer to any of those questions is “yes,” continue reading to find out how our experts at Elite Prosthetic Dentistry can help you… READ MORE

Smile restoration with dental crowns

What Type of Dental Crown Is Best for My Teeth?

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Posted on January, 28 2022 by G Marlin

Would you like to enjoy a brighter smile or replace a damaged tooth? A dental crown may be just the answer. Dental crowns, also known as “caps,” are used to improve the appearance and usability of compromised teeth. They provide a stronger bite, an anchor for dental bridges, a fix for misshapen or discolored teeth,… READ MORE

Tips for Winter Tooth Sensitivity

Posted in Dental Care, Dental Crowns, Gum Contouring

Posted on December, 13 2021 by G Marlin

Worn tooth enamel, exposed routes, cavities, cracked or chipped teeth, or other issues may be causing a painful condition referred to as tooth sensitivity, also known as “dentin hypersensitivity.” While living with sensitive teeth already presents many challenges, lower temperatures in the winter can further amplify the unpleasant sensations of this condition. In this blog, renowned prosthodontist… READ MORE

Dental Implants Supporting a Cosmetic Smile Makeover

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Smile Makeover, Success Stories

Posted on June, 3 2021 by G Marlin

This patient was referred to us by her Orthodontist and General Dentist, when she was fifteen years old, for a smile makeover, using implants to replace her congenitally missing permanent teeth. Even though she was in the middle of orthodontic therapy, we were called upon to provide guidance on the tooth positionings so that there would be… READ MORE

Emergency Repair of Two Fractured Front Teeth

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Emergency Care, Success Stories, Teeth Whitening

Posted on June, 2 2021 by G Marlin

Having fractured her two front teeth after falling down, this patient was desperately seeking an immediate esthetic correction. Our in-house laboratory quickly fabricated two custom temporary crowns, which we placed two days later. Prior to fabricating her final crowns, we whitened her other teeth, which were too yellow for her age bracket. Once the whitening… READ MORE

Implant Supported Reconstruction

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Smile Makeover, Success Stories

Posted on June, 2 2021 by G Marlin

This patient presented with all of her maxillary teeth failing and in danger of having to wear a denture either during treatment or permanently. We were able to salvage several teeth on an interim basis, which kept her out of a denture. Having been completely reborn with a full arch of crowns that are seated on seven implants, she… READ MORE