Does insurance cover the cost of crowns for teeth by Charleston dentists?

Does insurance cover the cost of crowns for teeth

It is common for patients who come to Dr. Greenberg, Charleston dentist, to find out that they may require restorations such as crowns for teeth. Dental crowns are commonly used in both general and cosmetic dentistry to protect a tooth, change the appearance of a tooth, or restore a dental implant, which is made to replace a missing tooth. These restorations are extremely versatile and have a number of benefits for patients who need them. However, patients who are told they need a dental crown will often ask if their dental insurance will cover the procedure. It is difficult to … Continue reading

When might I need crowns on my teeth, and how can my Charleston dentist assist me?

When might I need crowns on my teeth

Some restorations are not just made for cosmetic reasons. Some patients may need certain restorations to help protect their teeth, such as crowns on teeth. Charleston dentist, Dr. Greenberg, of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA, uses crowns for two main reasons: to improve the appearance of a patient’s tooth and to protect it. Many patients are curious to know when they need crowns on teeth. Charleston dentists at Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA have several situations in which they may utilize dental crowns. First, crowns are often bonded over the top of teeth that need protection. This may be due to a … Continue reading

Affordable Dental Crowns

Affordable Dental Crowns

You want a million-dollar smile. In today’s image conscious society and youth-oriented business climate, some might even say that you need a million-dollar smile, as it is one of your greatest cosmetic assets. Luckily, you don’t have to be a millionaire to make your smile dreams come true! We understand that, particularly in today’s challenging economic times, everyone is on a tight budget, and we strive to provide affordable options, with high-end results. What factors affect the cost of a dental crown? Every person is unique, and every dental problem is unique. We take a highly individualized approach to dental … Continue reading

Our array of materials meets dental crown needs in Charleston

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In the skilled hands of Dr. Andrew Greenberg, crowns are designed to do everything from cover stubborn discoloration to rebuild a badly-decayed tooth that otherwise would be extracted. Materials No two patients are alike. Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA offers many options that include but also transcend the popular materials used by other Charleston practitioners who place dental crowns. In addition to porcelain, Dr. Greenberg offers Lava™ crowns made from a type of ceramic: zirconia. Like porcelain, zirconia provides a lifelike appearance, and offers a superior approach for patients with damaged teeth in cosmetically-important areas such as the “smile zone.” Used … Continue reading

Patients in Charleston, SC ask, “What does a tooth crown look like?”

What does a tooth crown look like

Some patients are told by Dr. Andrew Greenberg in Charleston, SC that they may benefit from the placement of a dental crown. Any type of restoration used in the mouth can cause concerns about whether it will look natural. At Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA, we focus on not only effective restorations but aesthetic ones as well. When patients ask, “What does a tooth crown look like?” Dr. Andrew Greenberg is completely open and honest with his patients and educates them on what they can expect. Dental crowns are incredibly natural looking. This is because at Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA, we … Continue reading

What types of crowns are available?

What types of crowns are available

Permanent dental crowns can be made from metal, porcelain fused to metal, ceramic, or gold. A dental crown may be used in the following situations: Protecting a weak tooth from breaking or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth Cover/support for a tooth with a large filling Holding a dental bridge in place To cover discolored or misshaped teeth To cover a dental implant The crowns fully encase the entire visible portion of the tooth that lies at the gum line. Metals that are used when preparing dental crowns include gold alloy, metal base alloys like palladium, or other … Continue reading

What are Crowns and When Are They Used?

What are Crowns and When Are They Used

Dental crowns are a popular restoration for patients who have a tooth that needs protection, as well as aesthetic appeal. Crowns are typically made of porcelain and are made to look similar to that of a natural tooth. The crown is then bonded and placed on top of a tooth that is cracked, chipped, or has recently undergone a root canal and had extensive fillings placed. A crown is similar to a “cap” that helps protect a tooth and change its appearance, while providing strength and aesthetics. Situations in which a dental crown may need to be placed may vary. … Continue reading

Charleston Dentist explains cosmetic crowns

Dentist explains cosmetic crowns

Having a beautiful smile is about more than just having teeth that are straight, perfectly aligned, and intact, it’s also about having strong teeth, healthy gums and a mouth that’s fresh and clean. However, many people think that cosmetic dentistry is only about the appearance of your smile. Dr. Andrew Greenberg of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA in Charleston explains that while cosmetic dentistry the goal of improving the look of your smile, the same solutions can help restore functionality to your mouth. Many people seek dental attention because missing, damaged, crooked, or discolored teeth can cause them to feel self-conscious. … Continue reading

When is a Crown Necessary?

When is a Crown Necessary

Protecting teeth is important to keeping them beautiful and intact. Broken, chipped, and otherwise cracked teeth need to be protected somehow to keep them from requiring extraction. When trauma occurs to a tooth, it is often best that a cosmetic dentist provides specific types of dental crowns in Charleston for patients. Dr. Greenberg of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA offers dental crowns for patients who need to protect their tooth from damage. Crowns are substantial restorations that are made out of porcelain and zirconia for bonding over the top of a broken or traumatized tooth. They are placed for protection. Many … Continue reading

Charleston area dentist discusses benefits of crowns for damaged or decayed teeth

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Many common dental procedures, including crowns, have both a cosmetic benefit and restore function. Modern dental crowns, artfully designed and placed by Dr. Andrew Greenberg, are durable and attractive. Crowns explained Also called a cap, a crown made of porcelain, ceramic, gold, or other metal alloys is shaped to fit over prepared tooth structure. Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA uses a type of ceramic known as zirconia fused with metal, which is lauded in part for resisting corrosion. This “lava” crown is a particularly strong, yet still aesthetic option for teeth toward the back of the mouth that sustain greater forces … Continue reading

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