A crown (cap) is a restoration that is placed on teeth that have lost a lot of their structure. There are various types of crowns, ranging from full porcelain to full metal.

At our Cameron Park dentist office we understand your need for all the information on crowns and bridges and our fee structures before we talk treatment. Sierra Dental and Orthodontics strives to answer all your questions and will explain the advantages and disadvantages of each kind for you, and keep our dental fees within your budget. We offer an $37 x-ray, exam and cleaning special along with other discounts.

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dental crown Shingle SpringsThe process of making a crown includes a number of steps, beginning with preparing and taking impressions of the tooth/teeth involved. A temporary crown or bridge is then placed on your teeth. Meanwhile, the impressions are sent to the lab where a mold of the teeth is poured and the work begins. The completed work is sent back to the office; after inspection and any necessary adjustments, it is cemented onto your teeth.

If you have any questions about dental crowns and you live in or around Cameron Park, give us a call today! We’re located in the Safeway Shopping Center off highway 50.