Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS
1755 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001

Tooth Crowns in Abington

When a cavity or injury has severely damaged your tooth, it’s important to know that all is not lost. Visit our office as soon as possible to learn about our high-quality dental crowns.

Why Is a Tooth Crown Necessary?

A tooth crown in Abington protects a decayed or cracked tooth from sustaining additional damage. These appliances are sometimes called dental caps because they cover the tooth completely. Most of the time, a tooth cap is suggested if a filling cannot save the affected tooth. Crowns are often provided after dental implant surgery or root canal therapy, but dentists also use them to correct irregularly shaped teeth or discolorations.

Where Can I Find a Dentist Who Provides Crowns?

Selecting the right dentist can sometimes be a confusing process. Fortunately, tooth crowns are considered a routine service and can be found at our general dentist office. Contact us today if you believe that a dental crown is necessary.

What Are the Different Styles of Tooth Crowns?

Our tooth crowns are available in multiple varieties to meet your needs. Before your final crown is finished, your dentist will provide you with a temporary crown made with stainless steel or plastic.

Ceramic Crowns

A ceramic crown is filled with porcelain and is typically cosmetically pleasing. Dentists often suggest ceramic as the material for a front tooth crown due to its ability to seamlessly blend with your natural tooth coloring. This type can occasionally be brittle, but most people experience good results from ceramic crowns.

Porcelain Crowns

A porcelain crown is fused to metal, creating a strong bond and seal. Like ceramic, porcelain can be made to match the adjacent teeth. Thicker than veneers, porcelain is very durable when worn and can protect the affected tooth from additional damage.

Gold Tooth Crowns

Gold crowns are not as discreet as other varieties, but they do provide excellent strength and a tight seal. Created using metal alloys, a gold crown tooth is fracture-resistant and typically does not irritate surrounding teeth.

What Happens During a Dental Crown Procedure at Our Practice?

Most people require two dental appointments when receiving a dental crown. If root canal therapy or another procedure is required, you may need to schedule additional appointments.

When you visit our office for an initial consultation, one of our dentists will examine your tooth to determine if a crown can repair the damage. If so, the dentist will file down areas of the tooth and create impressions of the tooth’s size and structure. These impressions are sent to a laboratory where the new crown will be created. You’ll use a temporary crown until our office receives the completed crown, which will be fitted at a second visit.

What Does a Dental Crown Cost?

How much your tooth crown will cost depends on what style of crown is selected. In most cases, insurance plans cover part of the cost. Please call our office for more details about pricing.

How Do I Take Care of New Dental Crowns?

Typically, crowns for teeth last for approximately seven years; however, with excellent oral hygiene, your crowns may last much longer. Be sure to brush and floss your teeth twice daily. Professional cleanings and exams from our office will also keep your crowns in great condition.

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Patient Reviews
Very clean office. Nice and professional staff
Michelle S.
Being terrified of the dentist, I have never ever said this before, but I had a very pleasant dental experience with Dr. Machlus,, and this was for a root canal,,, not an easy thing to walk away from […]
Randi M.
Everyone was professional and very friendly. They also did great work.
Scott S.
Staff is friendly and helpful. The doctor was professional and explained the treatment plan and costs up front.
Mary S.
Doctor was thorough. Hygienist was easy to work with.
Audrey R.
Excellent Service! Came in to get my cleaning done and was seen by hygienist Anna V. She did a great job! The cleaning was done professionally and painless. She answered the questions I had and gave […]
Anjella M.
very friendly and the hygenist made me feel at ease
Gilbert C.
Convenient times, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Have not had to wait more than 5 minutes for any of my numerous appointments.
Daniel S.
It was an extremely positive experience. Everyone was friendly and made me feel welcomed. The doctor was wonderful, would definitely recommend this practice to anyone looking for a dentist in the […]
Marie S.
In when I was supposed to be. Everyone was pleasant. Dr. Machlus is awesome.
Austin O.
I’m writing on behalf of my mother. I scheduled her an appointment and when she came back all I heard from her ( thank you for finding me this dentist, they are the best. The doctor, and the staff […]
Samya G.
Both the doctor and staff are friendly, professional and competent
Mary S.
Very efficient office. Good work on all types of services.
Kathleen H.
Professional services and received everything needed.
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I’m the worst patient. I’ve had to cancel multiple times because of my job. The staff was very understanding and worked with my schedule to fit me in. Dr Machlus is also an excellent […]
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Dr. Machlus, did a great job on my teeth. His craftsmanship speaks for itself. It needs no Introduction. The receptionist and aides were outstanding as well. On top there job…not a moment to […]
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