Children's Crowns

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.

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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

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

Local Anesthesia is used as a numbing agent for isolated areas in need of treatment.

Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous Oxide (or “laughing gas”) is useful for longer treatments where patients may be anxious or stressed.

General Anesthesia

General Anesthesia is used to completely sedate patients undergoing dental surgery or other, more extensive procedures.

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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!