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Dental Crowns

Our advanced dental technology including CAD/CAM technology to create a beautiful match to cover and protect broken or damaged teeth.

Dental Crowns
A dental crown is a cover that is placed over a tooth to protect the damaged area and restore the tooth shape and functionality. A tooth can become damaged from complaints such as tooth wear, large fillings causing part of a tooth to break away, decay or cracking; a crown may be required to rebuild the damaged tooth back to its original structure. 
Dental crowns can be made from filling materials (constructed inside the mouth), ceramic and gold (constructed outside of the mouth).  Whilst gold crowns are stronger and last longer, most patients choose ceramic crowns as they can be matched perfectly to the colour of the teeth, and look invisible.
At Martin Vale Dentistry, we believe a crown should be the last resort, preferring modern dental applications such as an inlay, or an onlay.  We work to preserve the tooth structure at all times – rather than simply covering it up.
Where is crown is required, non-invasive dentistry techniques are used where possible, preferring to build the crown externally and then adhere to the top of the tooth for protection, rather than completely cover it.  Modern bonding and adhesion techniques ensures the crown is secure and reliable. 
To build your dental crown, we use CAD/CAM technology. This 3D imaging creates a computer manufactured design, restoration that reconstitutes the structure of the tooth and builds the crown outside of the patient’s mouth.  This increases patient comfort, the stability of the crown, and allows for stronger and a greater selection of suitable materials like ceramics to be used. The look of the final crown also increases aesthetically as it can be perfected outside of the patient’s mouth.
Why do teeth crack?
Tooth cracking most often occurs from tooth wear, or from older mercury fillings.
If you are worried about a pre-existing crown or a damaged tooth and would like to know what treatment is best, contact us for a free 15 minute consultation to discuss what your options can be
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Terms and Conditions

A Free Initial Consultation at Martin Vale Dentistry is the waiving of the fee usually applied to an initial consultation appointment. During an initial consult, we assess your dental concerns, identify any risks attributed to your current dental conditions and provide advice and recommendations of what action (if any) should be taken. Where suitable we may provide photographs or additional printed information for reference. This value of an Initial Consultation is the equivalent of the standard fee for a consultative appointment, which ranges between $60 and $90.

Free Initial Consultations do not include radiographs of the teeth or associates structures. This process can be undertaken at your request, with applicable fees quoted for your approval, and payment required at the time of appointment.

Initial consultations can vary in duration depending on each patient’s needs and concerns, ranging from 15 to 45 minutes, at the discretion of our Dental team.  We are committed to answering all of your questions, and providing easy to understand, efficient and effective advice on the option available to you, and costs applicable.

The ongoing provision of Free Initial Consultations is at the discretion of Martin Vale Dentistry.