Restore Or Replace: Restorative Dentistry in San Antonio

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There is more than one way to fix a tooth. If you are the lucky owner of perfect teeth, you may never need any of these procedures. But, if you are like a lot of our San Antonio patients, you may need to restore a tooth eventually. This post looks at restorative dentistry procedures that…

Royalty At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS In San Antonio

Categories: Dental Crowns
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When Dr. William Stewart crowns one of our patients, the coronation is a celebration of a stronger smile. The necessity of a dental crown is usually readily apparent. Based on how much tooth is available to hold in a filling, sometimes a crown is needed to add more support and to keep the tooth from…

How Long Will A Dental Crown Last?

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San Antonio endodontists, oral surgeons, and general dentists use dental crowns (sometimes called caps) in many restorative treatments. A crown adds strength to a tooth that has a large filling or has been injured, a crown can correct bite misalignments, and a crown is usually necessary after a root canal. In a dental implant procedure, attaching the crown to the abutment is the final step.

Dental Crowns At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS In San Antonio

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Dental Crowns at William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio

Dental crowns have been used in dentistry for over 2000 years. There is evidence that the Etruscans experimented with crowns on teeth using ivory and bone as early as 700 B.C. By 200 A.D., they began using gold crowns to construct artificial teeth. Ancient Egyptians fashioned tooth replacements out of seashells and then hammered them…

Cosmetic Dental Solutions in San Antonio

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Cosmetic Dental Solutions in San Antonio

San Antonio cosmetic dentists use dental crowns to solve a number of dental dilemmas. A dental crown is a strong, natural-looking permanent tooth restoration that covers the top of the damaged tooth. San Antonio family dentists recommend crowns to remedy the following problems: A broken tooth with decay An ill-fitting existing crown A decayed tooth…