Posts Categorized: Porcelain Crowns

Lake Forest Dentist Treats Black Triangles between Teeth

Take a look at any magazine photo or advertisement: uniform, straight teeth in cosmetically beautiful smiles usually don’t have discernible gaps. So if you have tiny black triangles between two or more of your teeth, you may feel self-conscious about their appearance, or maybe have wondered how they got there. Unfortunately, black triangles can indicate… Read more »

When Erosion Leads To A Need For More Than Whitening

When you see that your smile looks quite yellowed in the mirror, you may immediately assume that this esthetic issue is the result of staining. However, you may find yourself quite surprised when you meet with us, only to discover that we suggest something like porcelain veneers or porcelain crowns to fix your grin. Why… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of a Porcelain Crown?

There are any equally important benefits to restoring a damaged, decayed, or severely blemished tooth with a custom-designed dental crown. Made to completely cap the tooth, a crown prevents further dental damage while restoring the tooth’s ability to function as part of your bite. However, porcelain dental crowns offer a number of additional benefits for… Read more »

Are Dental Crowns Always Made of Metal?

Are Dental Crowns Always Made of Metal?

Do you worry that you may soon need restorative dentistry? More specifically, are you concerned that dental restorations must always be made of metal? For many years, patients that required dental work had no choice but to settle for smiles that were marred by obvious and sometimes uncomfortable metal restorations. Fortunately, that is no longer… Read more »

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Help? Part Two

Could Cosmetic Dentistry Enhance Your Smile?

If you are tired of trying, in vain, to hide your less-than-pearly whites, you may have already considered cosmetic dental treatment. But do you know what can be done to improve those imperfections, or to provide you with a more beautiful, yet still natural-looking smile? Many patients have questions and even concerns about seeking cosmetic… Read more »

Smile Need a Dental Crown? Here’s Why Porcelain Is Prized!

Porcelain Crowns Can Restore Your Smile

Dental crowns can be incredibly useful forms of smile restoration. That is why they are often suggested as a means of addressing many dental issues, from chips to cavities. But as a patient, one of the most exciting aspects of receiving a dental crown, may just be the esthetic benefits! Porcelain crowns allow a dentist… Read more »

Dental Crowns

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a type of dental restoration. It is fabricated in the shape of the damaged tooth and is placed over it. Crowns are also referred to as caps because they literally “cap,” or cover, the tooth restoring it to its original shape, size, and strength. Depending on… Read more »

Transform Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

  A perfect smile can instill confidence and make a great first impression. In fact, according to a recent Kelton Research study, people with beautiful smiles are considered both more attractive and successful. The study went on to reveal that for many Americans, a smile is one of the first things they notice when meeting… Read more »

Quality Care for Kildeer, IL Residents

  How do you feel about the appearance of your smile? For many people, an array of dental imperfections hinders the health and beauty of their smiles. In fact, a recent study conducted by Wakefield Research shows that over a third of Americans are unhappy with the appearance of their smile. Fortunately for residents of… Read more »

Do You Suffer from TMJ Disorder?

  Did you know that TMD disorder, or TMJ, affects over ten million people in the United States alone? Jaw strain that results in TMJ disorder can lead to a number of uncomfortable symptoms. Without treatment, TMJ disorder may make eating and even yawning difficult. Fortunately,  Dr. James Fondriest, offers the experience and knowledge necessary… Read more »

Do Different Porcelain Crowns Work Better for Different Teeth?

Dental crowns, those tooth shaped restorations that have been used in human dentistry for nearly 2600 years, are a versatile tool in the restorative and cosmetic dentist’s toolkit. From ancient times until early in the 20th century, people who needed a tooth crowned had to opt for an alloy of gold or another malleable metal…. Read more »