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Dental Crowns in Carmel, California

Patients throughout Carmel, California, and the surrounding communities trust Carmel River Dentistry for all their dental care needs. We offer a wide variety of dental services, including dental crown placement. As the premier dental center in the area, our commitment is always to ensure you have the very best dental services in our comfortable and state-of-the-art office. Dr. Choi, Dr. Fagundes, and our team of dental hygienists have access to the latest tools and technology to provide you with a pain-free experience. The key to a healthy, confident smile is proper dental care, and we’re sure we can assist you. Contact us today to schedule your crown placement appointment.

Dental crown premolar tooth assembly process. Medically accurate 3D illustration of human teeth treatment

What Are Dental Crowns?

Our dentists may recommend a dental crown when your tooth becomes cracked, chipped, or decayed. Dental crowns provide reinforcement and protection of the tooth while upholding its aesthetic appearance. Dental crowns look and feel like your natural teeth. After the crown is set, it can function exactly like your old tooth. You’ll be able to chew and speak without issue. Most importantly, you’ll protect your tooth from further decay.

Our Dental Crown Placement Process

At Carmel River Dentistry, we follow a comprehensive tooth crowning process to guarantee long-lasting results. Depending on the location and extent of the damage or decay, we can use different types of materials for the crown. Crowns are made of either porcelain or gold; however, porcelain is often preferred due to its natural, indistinguishable finish. Gold crowns, however, pose no risk of chipping and are often used when crowning back teeth. Our dental crown placement process includes:


We start by removing the decay from your tooth. Properly cleaning your tooth will eliminate further deterioration once we’ve encapsulated it.


Next, we take a mold impression of the tooth. We send the impression to a dental lab. There they’ll create a comfortable replacement crown.


We’ll begin to shape the existing tooth to fit the new crown more easily.


Once the new crown is delivered, we can place it. The final result is a brand new tooth that looks fantastic and feels like your own tooth.


If the decay or damage to your tooth is severe, a crown might not be the right solution to restore your smile. Our dentists may recommend an extraction and a bridge or implant solution in some cases.

young man and woman in a dental examination at dentist

Schedule Your Crown Placement Today

Throughout Carmel, California, dental patients choose Carmel River Dentistry for all their dental needs, including dental crown placement. With the proper tools and experience, we can ensure that you’re receiving the dental care you need to preserve your teeth and promote healthy oral habits. Contact our team today to see if a dental crown is right for you.