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…
One cold January morning, I tripped and fell. My worst nightmare had come true: I had broken two of my front teeth! Among the other injuries of scrapes, bruises and a broken finger, my broken teeth were my biggest concern. Luckily, my roommate Karen was home and able to take me to her dentist, Dr. Cibischino.
From the moment I walked into the office, my fears were put at ease. Everyone in the office was so kind that I felt as if I was their only patient. It has been a long road to recovery but well worth it. Dr. C and his staff did such a great job on the temporaries that no one could believe that they were not my real teeth! Now I have porcelain crowns that look even better. If you were to meet me now, you would never know what happened to me that day.
Although I didn’t meet Dr. C and his staff under the best of circumstances, I am grateful to all of them for the wonderful job they did fixing my smile!
— Dineen Morgan