Dental Crowns


If you need a crown and have damaged teeth look no further than your local family dentist, Dr. Phillip Greer at Sweetwater Dentistry located in Fairhope, AL. Damaged teeth can be restored with crown, which is a tooth shaped restoration that can be used change the shape, appearance, color and function of the tooth. Crowns are used to cover or "cap" teeth that have root canals or extensive fillings. There are different types of crowns that are made from different materials and one of the popular materials is porcelain. Dr. Greer will normally suggest the right material for your needs, which will depend on the tooth that should be restored. Porcelain is the material in which Dr. Phillip Greer uses to fabricate his crowns. Dr. Greer has up to date dental crown technology, called CEREC, which allows him to create, model, and design each crown in his office. You will be able to choose the shade that you think best matches the natural color of the surrounding teeth of your crown. Crowns fabricated in house are often delivered within the same day, as long as time allows. 

Sweetwater Dentistry is proud to offer same day, in-house crowns, which is one reason many patients love coming to us for their crown needs. This new age technology allows us to sculpt a perfect crown for you while you are here with us and witness the whole process of making your new tooth. Cerec or chairside econominal restoration of esthetic ceramics or ceramic reconstruction is a method of CAD/CAM dentistry developed by W. Mormann and M. Brandestini at the university of Zurich. Using CAD/CAM computer-aided design and computer aided manufacturing. This process allows dentists to construct, produce, and insert individual ceramic restorations directly at the point of treatment chairside in a single appointment, rather than over multiple appointments with lab side work in between. If you think you may need a crown to restore a tooth, look no further than Sweetwater Dentistry!