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Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns

Effect of venting and seating techniques on the cementation of complete coverage restorations (Originally was published in 1992) M. A. Cruz, J. A. Sorenson, and W. K. Johnson Clinical Relevance The best seating of complete crowns during cementation can be achieved by venting the crown and using a tapping cementation technique. When the crown is not vented, a dynamic seating method provides the best seating. SUMMARY Statement of Problem: The incomplete seating of crowns resulting from cementation phenomena is a universal problem for clinicians. This seating error may lead to disturbances in the occlusion, proximal contacts, reduced retention, and open … Read Full Article

Crown Laguna Niguel

A dental crown is a prosthetic replacement used to replace lost tooth structure. It is often necessary and ideal for situations where there is extensive destruction of tooth structure. Such extensive destruction or loss of tooth structure can be caused either through fractures or decay. However, according to Dr. Mark Cruz, this is an era where dental crowns are often chosen in place of more conservative approaches to the same problem. By opting to get crowns, patients are often at risk since proper crown preparations and placement require extensive removal of tooth structure which may be highly unnecessary if a … Read Full Article

Laguna Niguel Crowns

Dental crowns are a prosthetic component that replaces lost tooth structure. Crowns are a means of dental restoration and are commonly known as dental caps or tooth caps because of the tooth-shaped cap placed over the tooth. This ‘cap’ protects the damaged or decayed coronal portion of a stable or viable tooth. Crowns are also used to hold together the parts of a cracked tooth once the infection or decayed particles are cleared out. Dental crowns are made of dental cement and completely cover the visible portion of the tooth. Dentists recommend crowns for various reasons. The cap-shaped cover is … Read Full Article

Laguna Niguel Crown

The duration that a crown will last depends on a variety of factors. Primarily, it depends on the diagnosis and the quality of service received by the patient. The quality of service depends on the dentist’s, as well as the laboratory technician’s contribution. Hence, a crown that is well made in accordance with the right diagnosis is predictable and will last for decades, causing little stress and giving the patient peace of mind. A dental crown-based treatment process starts with a laboratory procedure. Initially, an impression of the affected tooth is taken and sent to the lab for preparation. Once … Read Full Article

Meet Dr. Mark Cruz

Dr. Mark Cruz Dr. Mark Cruz graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986 and started his dental journey in Monarch Beach. He is a well-known lecturer internationally, and he was a part-time lecturer at UCLA. He gives individual attention to each patient while creating a friendly and enjoyable dental experience. He makes the patient a part of the dental procedure, educating them about the problem at hand.

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