What Are the Types of Tooth Crowns?
There are ceramic, porcelain-fused-to-metal, metal alloy, and gold crowns. Our dentist will help you select the right crown for your tooth based on aesthetics, durability, and your budget.
What’s a Tooth Crown Going to Cost?
We endeavor to keep our prices for dental crowns affordable. The material used to make the crown primarily determines the cost for a tooth crown. Call to schedule a consultation and our dentist can provide you with an estimate after assessing the affected tooth.
What Is a Dental Bridge for Teeth?
Dental bridges for teeth are permanent restorations that replace one or more of your natural teeth that are missing. A bridge can only replace multiple missing teeth if they are adjacent to each other. You can have a dental tooth bridge to replace one missing tooth.
What Is a Tooth Crown Going to Cost Me?
If you call our office for a consultation, our dentist will be able to provide a quote. Typically, the more teeth that you need to replace, the more your bridge will cost. Check your dental insurance policy, a bridge is often a covered restoration.
Where Do I Go For Dentures?
If you are missing several teeth, our dentists in San Marcos can help you regain your smile with full or partial dentures. Schedule a consultation to learn more about our affordable dentures.
What Do Dentures Typically Cost?
We base your cost for new dentures on the kind of dentures that you select and your dental insurance coverage. Our dentist can give you an estimate of your cost after your examination. Call today to set up your initial appointment.
What Do Full Dentures Look Like?
Full dentures look like natural teeth and gums. If you have well-fitting dentures that don’t move in your mouth, no one will know that your teeth are not real teeth.
What Is the Typical Price for Partial Dentures?
The cost for partial dentures varies considerably among our patients because each partial denture is a custom creation. Your cost for partial dentures usually depends on the number of teeth needed in the denture and your dental insurance coverage. After an examination, our dentist can provide you with your expected cost for a partial denture.
Are Flipper Teeth Temporary?
Yes, a flipper is a removable appliance that looks like a retainer. It replaces missing natural teeth while you wait for your permanent restoration.
Do Immediate Dentures Hurt?
Immediate dentures are not painful. For the extractions, you will receive a local anesthetic for the extractions and then your temporary dentures are inserted. The denture helps minimize the bleeding and the pain is no worse than any other extraction. Call our office to learn more about immediate dentures.
Is it True That Dental Fillings Hurt?
No, getting a filling will not hurt, Years ago, before local anesthetics, fillings hurt, but not today. If you need a filling and you are looking for a dentist who cares about your comfort during the procedure, call us to schedule your appointment.
How Much Do Tooth Fillings Cost?
Your cost for a tooth filling is based on the filling material used and your dental insurance coverage. Our dentist can explain the cost beforehand, if necessary, and go over your insurance coverage with you.
Are Composite Fillings Invisible?
Composite fillings are tooth-colored. It would be difficult for anyone to detect them unless they were standing very close you.
Does the Onlay Procedure Hurt?
No, not at all. The process is the same as getting a filling, except that the dentist will place a larger restoration over the damaged part of the tooth. You are given a local anesthetic and feel no pain during the onlay procedure.
Is Getting an Onlay Expensive?
We strive to keep our prices reasonable, but the costs vary between patients. Your dentist will create a treatment plan and go over the costs with you.
What Is the Overlay Process Like?
Our dentist makes a mold for the overlay and waits for it to come back from the dental lab. Once the overlay is in place and our dentist verifies the fit, the simple process is over.
Is Getting an Overlay Expensive?
Our dentist will go over your expected cost with you beforehand. While an overlay is more expensive than getting a filling, it can last twice as long, making the overlay a better value. Call our office to learn more about onlays and overlays.