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Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday -Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm

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Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday -Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday,Saturday,Sunday Closed

Phone: 989-773-3560

900 E Bellows St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858


Why do I need a dental crown?

Attractive young man sitting, smiling outsideA common dental restoration used in most dental facilities of Mount Pleasant, MI is that of the dental crown. Unlike a crown associated with a king or queen, a dental crown is used for protection of the natural tooth structure. However, it is similar to a crown of royalty in that it is placed over the tooth like a “cap.” These porcelain pieces are custom-made for patients at the office of Dr. Kenneth Egger and ensure protection, strength, and beauty within the smile. These versatile restorations are used in a number of different dental situations, making them extremely versatile and useful in general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry.

Why might I need a dental crown?

Below are six of the more common reasons why a patient might need to have a dental crown fabricated and placed over a patient’s tooth:

  • A dental crown might be needed to protect a tooth that has been weakened by a cavity or fracture.
  • A dental crown might be needed to restore the shape and size of a tooth that has been worn down from grinding or clenching.
  • A dental crown might be needed to cover a tooth that is stained or discolored.
  • A dental crown might be needed to attach a bridge or a partial denture.
  • A dental crown might be needed to cover a dental implant.
  • A dental crown might be needed to protect a tooth that has undergone root canal therapy and been weakened.

How long does it take to obtain a crown?

There are several steps involved in creating a dental crown, so patients can expect two separate appointments, the placement of a temporary crown in-between visits, and approximately two to three weeks from start to finish.

How do I learn more about dental crowns?

At Kenneth Egger, DDS Family Dentistry, patients of all ages can learn about the importance of good oral health habits at home and the benefits of visiting the dentist regularly for cleanings and evaluations. If you have been advised to consider a dental crown for your smile, now is the time to connect with a dentist to determine the advantages of porcelain crowns for teeth. Call (989) 773-3560 to request a consultation appointment with Dr. Kenneth Egger at 900 East Bellows Street in Mount Pleasant, MI.