Tooth Crowns in Connecticut

If you are considering getting a cosmetic or restorative front tooth crown, our dentist will explain your options and help you decide if a crown is the best option. Also called a dental cap, a crown literally caps the tooth, so no part of the original tooth is visible.

In What Types of Situations Does a Dentist Recommend a Tooth Crown?

Crowns can fortify a tooth to secure a bridge or they can strengthen a cracked tooth. Crowns for teeth also provide a cosmetic benefit for permanently discolored teeth. With misshapen teeth, a crown offers both an aesthetic benefit as well as correcting the bite. In addition, dentists will recommend a crown after a root canal to protect the remainder of the tooth.

Do General Dentists Usually Offer Crowns?

Yes, they are common procedures in most dental practices. Visit our office today if you believe that a crown would improve your smile.

What Types of Permanent Crown Materials Are Available?

Common tooth crown materials include porcelain, ceramic and gold. Certain materials look better on a front crown, while others are more suitable for molars. Our dentist will suggest the options that will be the most beneficial in your situation.

Porcelain Crowns

A porcelain crown has a metal base for strength so that they are appropriate for any area of the mouth. With porcelain, you will have a reliable tooth-colored restoration that should last for many years.

Ceramic Crowns

A ceramic crown is a metal-free option that mimics the look of your other teeth; it will not stand out. In fact, no one will know that you have a crown.

Gold Crowns

A gold crown tooth stands out; hence, gold crowns look best on molars. Gold is more durable than other materials; it resists wear and fracturing. A gold crown will typically last longer than crowns made from other materials

Is a Crown an Affordable Option?

Dental insurance or a discount dental plan may cover part of the cost. It is difficult to judge the dental crown cost until our dentist examines your tooth and determines if you will need any extra work before preparing the tooth for a tooth cap. A root canal or other procedure will add to the cost.

What Are the Steps of a Dental Crown Procedure?

Getting fitted for a tooth crown in Connecticut requires at least two office visits. Initially, the dentist will make an impression of your teeth to ensure that the tooth crown appears natural. Next, the dentist will place a temporary crown over the tooth until the permanent crown comes back from the dental lab. You will receive the permanent crown on your second visit.

Should I Treat a Permanent Crown Like Any Other Tooth?

Dental caps are no different from any other tooth. Maintain good dental hygiene, paying special attention to the area where the crown meets the gumline. Visit our office for regular cleanings and you should not have any problems with your capped tooth.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I have been going to Dr Glazman at this practice for the last few years, and I can’t recommend her enough. As a matter of fact, she is the only dentist I have ever felt that I *wanted* to […]
Laura F.
I love coming to this office, all the doctors, hygienists and front desk are all very friendly and professional.
Larissa S.
Dr. Glazman is fantastic! I’ve been seeing her for several years for a variety of dental needs. She has beautifully (and painlessly) repaired 5 weakened teeth in my mouth with crowns (some needing […]
Craig F.
Great place nice people
Joe B.
Best dentist hands down!!! The office staff is extremely friendly and helpful. My whole family uses this dentist. We have been using for 3 years since we relocated from Chicago and are so happy to […]
Mark M.
I love the people here I been coming here forever they do excellent work!!!!!
Christine F.
Love this office. Josette is the best dental hygienist, and Melissa is great at the desk. Nice people. Nice office. Also very convenient location.
Josie C.
The staff is wonderful and very helpful. Dr. Stubbs is awesome. She makes your experience at the dentist office the best it can be. I highly recommend this office.
Tracy G.
Love this office! Cathy and Melissa are great and very accomodating!
Jane S.
I was beyond happy with my dental visit, usually I get very nervous however everyone at Dr. Gish and associates made me feel comfortable. I would highly recommend coming here!!
Devyn U.
My favorite dentist to go to hands down the best in Ct. I always get treated with the upmost respect and the staff are all kind and professional. I love how comfortable I feel coming here and the […]
Icecream S.
Excelent customer service at the front desk. Excellent job with the higienist assistant, very professuonal, very kind, very gentle.
Henry T.
My experience at this office was splendid , my hygienist Marissa was so nice and helpful with Any question I’ve had. I’ve always been afraid of the dentist but she completely changed my outlook […]
Adam M.
Jelena makes my dental cleaning, a relaxing experience. She is thorough, and very informative! Also saw Dr. Guidice today. Very pleasant.
Janet J.
My experience was beyond excellent and I felt truly welcomed. My hygienist Marissa was extremely friendly with a bubbly personality and a beautiful smile! Super knowledgeable staff and quick to […]
Jessica R.
Always a positive experience at Gish & Associates! Great dental office, and the staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. The office is very clean as well. If you’re looking for a dentist […]
Alaina C.
This has to be one of the premier dental offices in Connecticut and the staff is top flight. I recently had my teeth cleaned by one of their hygienists, Marissa, who is funny, witty, and smart, she […]
Mario L.
Very friendly environment, knowledgeable and helpful staff. I couldn’t ask for a better place to go!
Alfonzo D.
Great hygenists and dentists
Trevor D.
I have been going to Dr. Gish’s office for over 20 years. Always receive professional, courteous friendly service. Randy has been my oral hygienist for many years. He makes going to the dentist fun […]
John N.
Find a Location
Near You
Healthcare Financing with
CareCredit
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here