Dental Crown for Children
What is Dental Crown for Children?
Dental crown for children is a treatment to cure tooth decay that unable to be carried with fillings. If the tooth is too damaged, fragile, or in case the baby tooth’s root canal has been treated already, placing the fillings may break or wear off the fillings easily.
Types of Dental Crown for Children
Stainless Steel Dental Crowns(Stainless steel) : strong, durable, metal color
Ceramic Dental Crowns : good appearance but not as strong as the stainless steel
Dental Crown for Children Process
the dentist will examine the oral condition, determine if crown treatment can be carried out and X-ray
anesthetics is injected
teeth drilling is performed
polish the teeth according to individual oral structure
cover the crown on top and bond with the tooth
Duration for Dental Crown for Children
Dental crown for children usually takes about 15-30 minutes.
Lifespan of Dental Crown for Children
Dental crown for children can last until the baby tooth wear off but with a good aftercare.
Dental Crown for Children Aftercare
brush the teeth twice a day with toothbrush and use dental floss
avoid chewing hard food
have an appointment with the dentist every 6 months to check the crown and oral health
Frequently Asked Questions
Q : Why dental crown treatment in children takes shorter than adult?
A : Children’s dental crown materials are readymade and able to proceed immediately, unlike the adult’s that are custom-made and required the waiting time.