Traditionally, a crown is made or
replaced by taking an impression of the patient’s mouth; the impression is sent
to a lab where the crown is carefully crafted from dental porcelain. Once the
fabrication is complete, the crown is sent back to the patient’s periodontist and then put into place.
This process can take several weeks to complete, which is longer than some
patients are willing to wait. In these cases, teeth in a day
is a solution that offers a valuable alternative.
Although this is not a solution for every patient, many people can benefit from
this important treatment option.
What Are Teeth in a
When a tooth is lost, damaged, or extracted a replacement
must be prepared. Traditional crowns can take time to prepare, so a new and
faster option was developed. Teeth in a
day reduces the wait time for replacement teeth by bringing advanced
fabrication technology directly to the patient. New dental crowns can be placed
into the gap without undue delay; this restores the appearance and function of
Who Is a Candidate
for Teeth in a Day?
Each patient will be evaluated to see if same-day teeth is
the right solution for them. There are many different approaches to tooth
replacement and another approach may be the optimal one for you. Generally
speaking, a good candidate for same-day teeth has:
Lost one or more teeth
Has good jaw bone density
Has good bone quality at the site of tooth
An evaluation is required before the placement process can
begin. The patient will begin by being examined by Dr. Withers
options can be discussed.
Replace Missing Teeth
If you would like to learn more about replacing
missing teeth with the teeth in a day
our office in Fairfax, VA today and schedule an appointment with Dr. Withers.
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