Edgewater Dental Associates, Edgewater, New Jersey
(201) 941-9666


When a tooth is fractured, has a large, old filling, or is severely damaged by decay, your dentist may recommend the placement of a crown, or cap. Crowns strengthen and protect the remaining tooth structure and can improve the appearance of your smile. Types of crowns include the full porcelain crown, the porcelain-fused-to-metal crown, and the all-metal crown.


Crowns #1Fitting a crown requires at least two visits to the dentist’s office. Initially, the dentist removes decay and shapes the tooth
Crowns #2....makes an impression
Crowns #3....and makes and fits a temporary or transitional crown of plastic or metal.
Crowns #4In a subsequent visit, the dentist removes the temporary, fits and adjusts the final crown, and cements the crown into place.

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