Pruce Dental
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What our patients say about us...
They were able to squeeze me in on short notice and went above and beyond to take care of my dental issue.
Tricia
I literally had the best dental experience in my life! I felt no pain whatsoever with the filling I had to get last week in Dr. Pruce's office. Also, Dr. Pruce and everyone I've interacted with in the office are so kind and really personable.
Levi
Doc is very professional and cares about your oral health. Office is very clean and it puts you at ease. Staff is friendly and very helpful. These things together give you a feeling of confidence and ease.
John

What is the process for getting a dental crown?

A dental crown is a restoration that is commonly used to strengthen and protect a tooth when a filling is no longer an option. Some typical situations where we may recommend a crown are:

  • Strengthen a tooth with a large filling
  • Protect a tooth after root canal treatment
  • Restore the visible part of a dental implant
  • Protect a tooth that has fractured

If Dr. Pruce recommends a dental crown, we will first talk about the types of material that will work bests for your needs. We offer crowns made of porcelain, zirconia, porcelain fused to metal, and gold. All have their uses, but our patients commonly choose porcelain or zirconia because they blend seamlessly with your smile.

Placing a crown usually takes place over two or three appointments. During the first, we prepare your tooth by removing a small amount of dental enamel to ensure your new restoration fits comfortably. Next, we take impressions of your teeth to create a model that a custom lab will use to fabricate your new crown. Finally, we prepare a temporary for you to wear until your final crown is ready.

After about two weeks, we will have you return to our office to place your restoration. Dr. Pruce removes the temporary and the final crown is adjusted to ensure it fits comfortably and doesn't interfere with your bite. Finally, your new crown is polished and cemented securely in place.

If you think you might be a candidate for dental crowns in Washington, PA, please call Pruce Dental today!

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The treatments you need for excellent dental health
At Pruce Dental, we offer all the cosmetic services you need to smile with confidence. Every restoration or procedure, whether it’s a denture or a filling, is performed with an eye on esthetics. Treatments like porcelain veneers, tooth-colored fillings, and dental bonding can be used to correct imperfections like chips or cracks and even improve the size, shape, and positioning of certain teeth.
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