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If your smile can use the aid of a dental crown to restore your confidence, our Monticello Dental Center team in Big Lake, Minnesota is happy to help!

When a tooth is damaged, dental crowns, or caps, are designed to restore a tooth’s function and appearance. Whether the damage is from injury, accidental trauma or tooth infection, Dr. Dean Calpas can replace the tooth using a dental cap.

A dental crown is crafted from porcelain, porcelain fused to metal, or even gold. Your crown will be created from the material best suited to your needs. Your crown will be custom-crafted to fit over the tooth so that it will be strong, protected and aesthetically pleasing once again. They can also be used to restore a discolored or unsightly tooth, making it look natural again.

After you have a crown, you will want to care for your smile as you do for your own pearly whites:

–Avoid chewing on hard foods such as ice or hard candy.

–Avoid using your teeth as tools (they are not scissors).

–Avoid biting your fingernails when stressed.

–Avoid clenching and grinding your teeth (known as bruxism) as it can harm your crown.

–Prevent tooth decay and gum disease by brushing at least twice a day.

–Floss at least once a day, using interdental brushes, sticks, or dental floss around the crown, especially where the gum meets the tooth.

–Maintain regularly scheduled dental cleanings to keep tartar away from your smile.

If you are ready to smile with confidence again, we invite you to call 763-263-7100 in Big Lake, Minnesota today to schedule a consultation with our experienced dentist. Dr. Dean Calpas is happy to restore your smile with the aid of a dental crown restoration!