Did you know that according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control, nearly one in five American adults have a cavity? Tooth decay causes more than just toothaches. Over time, cavities can spread, leading to an infected, or abscessed tooth. If left untreated, the tooth may require removal and the infection could potentially reach surrounding teeth. To repair advanced tooth decay, your Livingston dentists, Dr. David Silverstrom and Dr. Gary Silverstrom, recommend dental crowns. In today’s blog, your Livingston cosmetic dentists discuss the benefits of dental crowns.
A dental crown is a cap that fits over the visible portion of a tooth. Crowns allow your Livingston dentists to protect the remaining tooth structure while preventing further decay. Crowns may be used to repair a single damaged tooth or replace missing teeth in dental bridge and dental implant procedures. A dental crown helps return your smile to full function and appearance.
Advantages of Crowns
At The Silverstrom Group, we offer crowns made from esthetically pleasing and durable dental porcelain. Dental porcelain has the ability to mimic the translucent qualities of natural teeth. As a result, our crowns blend seamlessly with your smile. With proper care, the crowns placed by Dr. David or Gary Silverstrom can last for decades.
Caring for Your Smile
In order to prevent further decay and help maintain the integrity of your new crowns, you should always practice good dental hygiene. Brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes and floss once a day. Rinse your mouth with antibacterial mouthwash, too. These simple steps help cleanse your mouth of harmful bacteria and stray food particles, reducing your chances of developing cavities.
Schedule an Appointment with Your Livingston Cosmetic Dentists
Interested in restoring your smile with our innovative dental crowns? Then contact your Livingston cosmetic dentists today. Drs. David and Gary Silverstrom offer the latest in general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry to transform smiles. Contact The Silverstrom Group in Livingston, New Jersey by calling (973) 797-9345. The Silverstrom Group is located at 580 South Livingston Avenue, Livingston, New Jersey.