We provide natural-looking crowns to repair teeth and restore beautiful smiles!REQUEST APPOINTMENT
Is a worn-down, cracked, or broken tooth keeping you from smiling? You may benefit from a dental crown! A dental crown as a fixed prosthetic used to repair and strengthen damaged teeth by cementing it over an existing tooth. At Bozeman Gentle Dentistry, we make our crowns from porcelain and other tooth-colored materials for a seamless, natural-looking restoration! Here’s how it works:
First, Dr. Murphy will begin by preparing your tooth to allow the crown to fit securely. This may include shaving down the existing tooth structure so that the crown can be permanently fixed in place. She will numb your tooth with a local anesthetic to help you remain comfortable and relaxed during the procedure.
Next, Dr. Murphy will make an impression of your teeth to send to a lab. She will make sure the shade of the porcelain correctly matches the rest of your teeth. The dental lab will create your crown at their facility. Dr. Murphy may fit you with a temporary crown while you wait for your final restoration.
When your permanent crown is finished, you’ll come back for the final fitting and placement. Dr. Murphy will remove the temporary and cement the new crown in place. As soon as the procedure is complete, you’ll be able to enjoy a fully restored and natural-looking smile!
Meet Your Bozeman Dentist
My mission is to provide a comfortable, caring environment where you can expect to receive the most thorough and gentle care possible. I will take the time to learn what goals you wish to achieve, and we can also address any fear, guilt, or embarrassment you may be feeling that is preventing you from achieving those goals.
CASSANDRA MURPHY, DMD
We Think Seeing the Dentist Should Be Simple
Seems like a no-brainer! Here at Bozeman Gentle Dentistry, we want seeing the dentist to be as easy as possible. You should feel heard, appreciated, and respected during every step of your visit. See how we make dentistry better for all our patients.
Be seen when it’s most convenient for you and your family thanks to convenient, online appointment requests and flexible scheduling options. No more rushing to the dentist or trying to find the time.
Your visit should be stress-free, not stressful! Enjoy the convenience of mobile booking, digital forms, easy payment options, and much more.
We use the latest equipment and treatments that modern dentistry has to offer, providing you with effective care for a lasting smile. Our treatments are designed to make you feel comfortable at all times.
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Frequently asked questions
It typically takes 2-3 visits over a few weeks to get your crown placed. This includes your initial consultation with Dr. Murphy, tooth preparation, impressions, your temporary crown, and the final crown placement.
Crowns are designed to keep your teeth protected and healthy for many years. With good at-home care and regular checkups, you can expect your crown to last 5-10 years. Porcelain crowns can last 15-20 years with optimal care.
As with any dental procedure, your total treatment cost will depend on the extent of the restorative care you need. Our team will provide you with a complete breakdown of the costs associated with your crown and a list of payment options for your convenience.