CHILDREN’S DENTAL CROWNS
Sometimes the best choice to keep your child’s teeth healthy is placing either a stainless steel or ceramic crown over damaged If a tooth is too damaged or decayed to perform a filling, sometimes the best option to save the tooth is to put a crown or “cap” over it. Crowns are thin, veneer-like prosthetics that sit over the tooth’s root and replace the natural enamel that has been lost, and are attached by removing the majority of the remaining tooth with a dentist’s drill and permanently adhering them in place.Schedule an Appointment
Our qualified and caring staff want to help you find the best children’s dental crowns for your child’s unique health needs, and we’re ready to walk you—and them!—through every step of the process. We’ll explain the procedure and any after care instructions simply so you can feel confident about your child’s treatment.
There are different types of crowns for children’s teeth, and your dentist will advise you on which type might be best for your child’s needs:
Stainless Steel Crowns
Stainless steel crowns are intended to sit over the teeth instead of being permanently attached to the root structure. Stainless steel crowns are usually designed to stop baby teeth from falling out prematurely, which can affect the health and alignment of your child’s adult teeth in the future.
White crowns are made of a synthetic porcelain that closely matches the natural color and hardness of your child’s teeth, and are intended as a permanent solution to advanced decay or damage. White crowns are aesthetically and structurally better, but require more of the original tooth to filed away. tooth material to be removed to fit comfortably.
Types of Anesthesia Available at Northern Nevada Children’s Dental and Orthodontic
Anesthesia is an important tool in providing children and adults with a comfortable dental experience, and Northern Nevada Children’s Dental and Orthodontic offers different options for patients requiring or requesting anesthesia. All of our anesthetics are safe for children and are administered by a trained medical professional. Call today if you have questions or would like to know more about the specifics of how anesthesia is used in our clinic. The types we offer include:
Local Anesthesia is used as a numbing agent for isolated areas in need of treatment.
Nitrous Oxide (or “laughing gas”) is useful for longer treatments where patients may be anxious or stressed.
General Anesthesia is used to completely sedate patients undergoing dental surgery or other, more extensive procedures.
Why Patients Choose Northern Nevada Children Dentistry and Orthodontics
“Absolutely love Dr. Dupont and her entire staff. Always greeted like family and warm smiles. My kids feel comfortable and I never have to fight them. They have grown to LOVE brushing their teeth because of the prizes they get for not having cavities!”
“It was a great experience. This was the kids first time being to the dentist and we didn’t know what to expect. By the time we left all kids left with a smile. Staff is super welcoming and get you in immediately. The Doctor also was very helpful to make sure all my questions answered if I had any.”
“I brought my grandson here he was scared at first, but the assistant started showing him step by step what was going to be done he was fine she made sure he felt comfortable at all time she cared about my grandson and once Doctor Dupont saw him they made sure we knew that they were focused on us. They didn’t rush or make it seem like they were in a hurry. I am definitely going to come back, bummer they don’t see adult over 21. Recommend 110%”
Schedule your first appointment now
If you or your child need dental or orthodontic treatment, we’re waiting to meet you! Northern Nevada Children’s Dental and Orthodontic is currently accepting new patients regardless of income-level. Call us today to make an appointment and meet your new children’s dentist!