Dental Crowns in Fayetteville, NC
Dr. Mike Choe and our team are pleased to offer custom-made, high-quality dental crowns in Fayetteville, North Carolina, for patients with damaged, decayed, or misshapen teeth. We invite you to consider a dental crown if you have sustained a large cavity or dental injury or would like to address cosmetic issues in your smile. Call 910-864-2944 today to schedule an appointment with our talented dentist!
Frequently Asked Questions
Will insurance cover the cost of a dental crown?
In many cases, dental crowns are considered a necessary restorative treatment because they’re used to preserve and protect a damaged tooth. When this is the case, dental insurance usually covers at least part of the cost of treatment. However, when a dental crown is solely for cosmetic purposes, insurance typically doesn’t cover these types of treatments.
We recommend checking with your provider for more information on your specific coverage. If there are any questions we can answer, don’t hesitate to give us a call at (910) 864-2944 and a knowledgeable team member will be happy to assist you. We also offer flexible financing options so you don’t have to put your dental health on hold or be left in a pinch.
How long do dental crowns last?
Crowns typically last 15 years but with proper care, they can last longer than 25 years. It’s important to schedule biannual exams and cleanings in addition to following a regular oral hygiene routine to increase the longevity of your crown.
Choosing a trusted dentist such as Dr. Choe will also ensure that your procedure is completed to the highest standards.
Is it painful to have a crown put on your tooth?
Prior to getting a crown, your dentist will apply a local anesthetic which will keep you pain-free throughout the procedure. Following the procedure, you may experience minimal discomfort which can be addressed with over-the-counter pain relievers or a cold compress.
What’s the difference between a crown and a filling?
Both a crown and a filling are solutions to address and prevent further tooth decay. A filling is used when a cavity exists. First, your dentist will apply a local anesthetic, remove the decayed part of the tooth, and replace it with a filling. Then, your tooth will be buffed to soften the contour.
A crown is used to cover the entire tooth above the gum line and is used to solve a variety of dental issues. When the tooth has severe decay and a filling will no longer address the problem,