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01952 460119Park Street, Shifnal, Shropshire, Near Telford, TF11 9BG

Crowns

Dental Crowns are constructed to restore teeth that are heavily filled, discolored, broken or malaligned.

Crowning involves removing a certain amount of the tooth surface and this is replaced by a colour matched ‘cap’ to mimic a natural tooth. Crowns can be constructed for both front and back teeth, and may be made from either porcelain, gold alloy or a combination of both. As well as improving the appearance of the teeth crowns can be considerably stronger and more durable than larger fillings.

A dental crown is an artificial restoration that fits over the remaining part of a prepared tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape of a natural tooth.

A crown is sometimes known as a ‘cap’. Crowns are an ideal restoration for teeth that have been broken, or have been weakened by decay or a very large filling. They can be made of porcelain or gold or a combination of these materials.

Crown Replacement - Before and After

 

 

An old dental crown made this patient conscious of her smile. We replaced her old crown with modern porcelain material with this result!

 

A dental crown could be used for a number of other reasons, for instance:

  • you may have discoloured fillings and would like to improve the appearance of the tooth
  • you may have had a root filling which will need a crown to protect it
  • it may help hold a bridge or denture firmly in place.

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We enhanced our patient’s smile with some beautiful ceramic crowns!

Our patient was unhappy with her smile as a result of some misaligned and discoloured teeth.

As you can see, we transformed her look!

 

 

 

 

This gentleman was concerned about his discoloured fillings and misaligned teeth. After discussing our available treatments, he opted for our teeth whitening and porcelain crowns.

 

We’re sure you’ll agree, it was a fantastic result!

 

We are now open

We have been open for 5 weeks now and during this time we have had a skeleton staff and we have been dealing with emergencies and outstanding urgent treatment.

We are now able to offer a range of services and are very grateful to all our patients for their loyalty.

We have now just started to go through our lists of all of our routine examinations etc …from March onwards, but please bear with us as we have a lot of patients to contact.

Alternatively patients can contact us to arrange their routine examination.

We look forward to seeing you all in the coming months.

Things to know about your next appointment:

  • Before leaving home please remember to brush your teeth, use the toilet and wash your hands for 20 seconds before leaving.
  • Please bring the minimal number of belongings with you.
  • Please phone us once you have arrived in the car park.
  • Please wait in your car or by the door and we will call you in as soon as possible.
  • Please attend unaccompanied unless you require a carer or parent.
  • On entry into the practice – we will have a welcome point and a member of our team will take your temperature, ask you to sanitise your hands.
  • In the surgery , we will be wearing full PPE- please do not be worried it is still us!
  • Before you leave the surgery we will ask you to sanitise your hands.
  • When you leave the surgery we will begin the disinfection and sterilisation process of the surgery.
  • Payments and future bookings will be organised at reception keeping within the social distancing rules.
  • On leaving the premises we will ask you to sanitise your hands and we will look forward to seeing you again!

We hope you understand that this is for everyone’s safety and we would appreciate your patience and cooperation as we negotiate these difficult times.