How can we help you?
It's important for you to be involved in your dental care. We can provide the best results when we understand your concerns and goals for a healthier smile.
That is why we want you to come to us anytime you have a question. You aren't expected to know everything about your oral health, and we encourage you to let us know what's on your mind. No question is too small, and the only silly question is one that goes unasked!
Please take a moment to browse through some of the questions we hear most often. If yours isn't listed here, please don't hesitate to call our office or email us using our convenient online contact form.
Crowns & Bridges
If you have a tooth that is damaged because of injury or decay, we need to protect it as soon as possible with a dental crown. Our goal is to do everything we can to preserve as much natural tooth structure as possible. A crown protects all sides of the tooth and may be recommended when there’s not enough tooth structure to support a restoration like a filling.
Some of the situations where a crown is an appropriate solution include:
- Restoring a tooth damaged by injury or decay
- Protecting a tooth after a large filling
- Reinforcing a tooth after a root canal procedure
- Functioning as the crown for a dental implant
- Restoring a tooth that is badly worn or cracked
- Serving as an anchor for a dental bridge
Dr. Emily Pakula will help you understand why a crown is necessary and what the procedure involves. She will recommend a crown only if it is the most sensible option available to protect your oral health.
If you have a damaged tooth and think you might need a crown to protect it, please call our Candia office to arrange an appointment. We will explain all your options and help you decide if a crown is right for you.