I moved to a new city. As a result, I’ve obtained a new dentist. He has this machine that enables crowns to be made the same day. That part was great. Unfortunately, that is the extent of the positives. I’ve had crowns done before. This is my fourth. All the previous ones match my existing teeth. This new one, however, is a mismatch. It is pretty obvious too. Is this the necessary cost of convenience or did something go wrong.
Benjamin A. – Maryland
No, that is not a necessary price for the convenience of a same day crown. The type of crown you received are CEREC crowns. You’re right that they’re very convenient. It’s great not needing a temporary crown, or needing to come back for a second appointment to get your permanent crown.
This problem you’re experiencing is the result of what dentist you currently have, not the type of crown he gave you. It is the dentists responsibility to match a crown to the existing teeth. You can see if your dentist would be willing to re-do it to make it match your current smile. However, you may have to try for a refund and go to a more artistic dentist to get the results you are hoping to get.
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