Rocky Hill, CT Family Dentist
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825 Cromwell Ave., Suite F
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 721-9002
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By Family Dental Care
September 07, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

If your dentist suggests that you need a dental crown, you may not know exactly what that entails and have a few questions. How will the Dental Crowns Diagramprocess work? Why do you need a dental crown? Find out the answers to these questions and more with Dr. Edward Pergiovanni and Dr. Mary Pergiovanni in Rocky Hill, CT.

What are dental crowns? 
Dental crowns are a cap-like tooth coloring made from porcelain that covers a tooth to protect and stabilize it against everyday use. The crown itself resembles a natural tooth in shape and, thanks to its materials, reflects light and functions just like a natural tooth to blend seamlessly into your smile.

Do I need a dental crown? 
Your dentist may suggest a dental crown in several situations. Some of the common uses for crowns include:

  • to stabilize a broken or damaged tooth
  • to protect a tooth such as after a root canal
  • to anchor a dental bridge into place
  • to protect a compromised tooth
  • to improve the appearance of a tooth
  • to cover a dental implant to replace a missing tooth

My dentist suggested a dental crown. Now what? 
Your crowning procedure takes place in two distinct phases with a short wait time in between. The wait between visits accounts for the time the dental laboratory requires to design, customize, and create your crown. During your first visit, your dentist will prepare the tooth to receive the crown and take a clay impression of your mouth. If necessary, your dentist will place a temporary crown to protect the tooth. At your second visit, about two weeks later, your dentist will remove the temporary restoration and place the final crown permanently onto your tooth.

Dental Crowns in Rocky Hill, CT
Dental crowns can help preserve your tooth’s natural structure. Crowns are often used in combination with other restoration or cosmetic dental procedures. Consult with your dentist to learn more about your options when it comes to dental crowns and how they can benefit your smile.

For more information on dental crowns, please contact Dr. Edward Pergiovanni and Dr. Mary Pergiovanni in Rocky Hill, CT. Call (860) 721-9002 to schedule your appointment with your dentist today!


Dr. Mary Pergiovanni has been named the 2017 recipient of the Hartford Dental Society Dr. James & Ella Burr McManus Award


Dr. Mary Pergiovanni receives the 2017 Hartford Dental Society James and Ella Burr McManus Award


Dr. Ed and Dr. Mary Pergiovanni recently volunteered for their 9th Connecticut Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic. Click on the link below to see Dr. Mary featured in a news clip which aired on NBC30.
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