When visiting general dentists, the mention of caps and crowns may be among the dental jargon that make people hesitate to receive treatment. Some of this hesitation may be due to confusion about what these treatments are. In fact, they refer to the same thing. “Cap” is a less formal word whereas “crown” is the…
When I was young, I fell down a flight of cement stairs and broke my front tooth. Over the years, that tooth was bonded numerous times. Eventually the composite would wear away, leaving me self-conscious about my slanted smile.
This year, I finally decided to follow Dr. Cibischino’s recommendation to get a porcelain crown and I’m so happy that I did! The process was done in two painless visits and because my teeth are slightly yellow, Dr. Cibischino and his wonderful staff were very careful to select the shade that matched best. They did such a great job that I have to point out to others which tooth isn’t real. Dr. Cibischino was even kind enough to complete the job in time for my class reunion, where I wore my new smile proudly.
— R. A.