What are the top benefits of dental crown procedures?

Crowns in Leicester are a type of prosthesis designed to completely cover the whole tooth. These are custom-made and are widely used for both aesthetic purposes, as well as to restore the functional health of teeth. It is our aim at Aesthetic Smiles to provide our patients with a diverse array of dental treatments and procedures that meet their differing needs.


Crowns in Leicester are a suitable option to use for many dental problems, from resolving shape and size of tooth issues to restoring the function and appearance of damaged or chipped teeth.  For many patients, this treatment is relatively more affordable than alternative procedures and can offer results in a faster turnaround time. In addition to this, due to the experience and expertise of our dental practitioners, we have found that our quality procedures in crowns in Leicester offer patients an excellent success rate.

Top 4 benefits of using crowns

  • Removes eating and chewing challenges

Dental crowns are often regarded as an aesthetic treatment, but there are plenty of functional benefits too. One such function is improved eating ability. Damaged or cracked teeth can make eating functions like chewing a challenge. A patient may also have to restrict themselves to certain food types, to avoid the pain and discomfort of consuming their favourite foods. Seeing that crowns are made of durable materials, these allow patients to lift their food restrictions and enhance their chewing ability.

  • Crowns play a protective role

The design of dental crowns allows this dental instrument to play a valuable protective role in dental health. As the cap covers the entire surface area of the tooth structure and is bonded securely in place, there is very little chance of bacteria reaching the vulnerable layers of the tooth. Many preventable dental issues can be eradicated as long as invading bacteria in the mouth is prevented from accumulating.

  • Cosmetic enhancements for teeth

A second benefit of the specially designed dental crown is that it can be effectively used to mask numerous tooth imperfections, such as misshapen teeth, discolouration and staining issues, fractures and cracks. A patient receives individualised treatment as crowns are custom-made according to their preferences in shape, length, width and colour.

  • Repairing enamel damage offers relief from discomfort

Damage to the surface area of a tooth can generate pain and discomfort. This is especially so if there is evidence of severe decay that has reached the root structures. Crowns are often used as a reliable treatment method to treat tooth sensitivity.

  • Crowns are made from highly durable material

In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, materials used in the manufacture of crowns are highly durable. This factor contributes to its popularity among patients as they offer incredible value in terms of investment. For crowns to offer a long service life, it is critical that patients pay close attention to their oral hygiene habits – a key part of which are dentist-recommended check-up appointments.

Crown procedures are generally simple in nature and minimally invasive. Our dentist will first have to examine a patient’s mouth to determine the suitability and need for crowns. This is to secure the longevity of the tooth restoration and ensure that desirable outcomes can be achieved.

Think you might be suitable for dental crowns and want to know more about our procedures? Schedule a consultation with one of our dental practitioners at Aesthetic Smiles.

Crowns let you keep your teeth for longer

If you have damaged a tooth in an accident, or it is beginning to fall apart for some other reason, at Aesthetic Smiles in Leicester, we can help you hang onto it for longer by fitting you with a crown. The great news is that, if you do need a crown, we can fit it in one day, instead of you having to wait a couple of weeks.

Crowns in LeicesterCrowns work in the same way as veneers, in that they disguise damage and protect the tooth by covering it. The big difference is that veneers only cover the front of the tooth, whereas crowns cover over the whole tooth. Both require removal of tooth materials before fitting.

Teeth damaged in accidents

It’s not at all unusual to sustain damage to your front teeth. Plenty of people chip and crack them while playing sports, skateboarding, cycling or just mucking around, especially as youngsters at school.

Very often this can be fixed by covering the front of the tooth with a veneer, but if the damage is more severe, and affects the back of the tooth as well, it is probably better to have a crown fitted.

Teeth that are crumbling away

There comes a time when a tooth is more filling than tooth. When this happens, it is no longer a sensible option to keep adding more filling, especially if the tooth is starting to split. This scenario often happens with people who have fillings in their back teeth and are also prone to grinding their teeth at night. When the chewing part of the tooth is starting to fail, but there is still a healthy root underneath it, having a crown fitted can strengthen the tooth and give a longer life.

Introducing our Cerec machine

We can make you a new crown in around an hour, thanks to our Cerec machine. We scan your mouth and do a colour match, then programme the Cerec machine to make your new crown. No messing around with temporary crowns while you wait for the lab to make your permanent one.

Want to know more? Do give us a call or ask when you next come for a check-up.

Repair your damaged teeth with composite crowns in Leicester

Do your teeth need to be repaired with a crown, but you don’t want one that is made out of gold or attached to a metal base that is visible? If that’s the case, then composite dental crowns offered at Aesthetic Smiles are the best option.

Composite crowns in Leicester are durable and are matched to the colour of your natural teeth, allowing them to blend in with your smile. Our goal is to restore your oral health and aesthetics at the same time.

Composite Crowns in LeicesterWhat are composite crowns?

Dental crowns are cap-like restorations that are cemented to the tooth, giving them an entirely new surface and shape. Dental crowns can be placed over any tooth, back or front and are sometimes a good alternative to large metal fillings that have become old.

Composite crowns in Leicester can be made of porcelain, glass or zirconium. Dental composite is a synthetic resin that is used to make relatively strong crowns. The process involves curing the crowns into blocks outside of the mouth and then milling them to fit your teeth. Composite crowns are very durable and can preserve your damaged teeth for many years.

Benefits of composite crowns

Composite materials used in crowns make them more hard-wearing than some other types of cosmetic dental crowns. This makes them ideal for strengthening your back teeth, which do plenty of grinding on a daily basis. Unlike the metal (amalgam) crowns often used on back teeth, composite crowns will blend in with your natural teeth. They also prevent the silver metal margin that is visible on some types of cosmetic crowns. At Aesthetic Smiles, we use only the highest quality composite crowns, and design them to fit with the rest of your teeth, so that they feel invisible. Porcelain, in particular, has the same translucent qualities as tooth enamel.

Get in touch

Have you been putting off replacing your damaged teeth with crowns because you are worried that they will be too expensive or painful? Crowns in Leicester are very easy to install and affordable. Our experienced dentists will examine your teeth thoroughly and answer all your questions. To book an appointment, call us today.

Bring your teeth back to health with crowns

Decayed, damaged or altogether missing teeth can all be treated with high quality crowns by Aesthetic Smiles in Leicester. We provide a range of crowns to suit your personal needs and finances. Crowns not only restore function to your teeth but also relieve the cosmetic burden of damaged or missing teeth.

crowns-in-LeicesterWhy you might need a crown

Teeth can suffer damage for a variety of reasons. When a tooth is weakened or cracked as a result of decay or injury, a crown can protect it from further damage or breaking. Teeth that are severely worn down or broken can be reconstructed using crowns. Combining crowns with a bridge or dental implants can restore lost teeth. By filling the gaps created by tooth loss in this way, you will significantly reduce the chances of neighbouring teeth tilting and toppling. This will also help prevent irritation of your gums that can lead to inflammation. Crowns can also be used for cosmetic reasons to disguise misshapen, stained or discoloured teeth.

What are crowns and how do they work?

A crown is a tooth-shaped cap. It is either placed over the top of an existing tooth, which requires repair, or is attached to a bridge or dental implant to replace a missing tooth. At Aesthetic Smiles, our crowns are carefully designed to blend into the background of your existing teeth for a natural look. The size, shape and colour of your crown are all meticulously crafted to ensure a seamless finish.

What are crowns made of?

We offer several options for crowns in Leicester, which each have different benefits and costs. Our experienced dentists will be able to guide you through each of these options. Taking into consideration your particular situation, together we will arrive at the best option for you. We provide crowns made from porcelain, glass or zirconium; all of which will give you a natural look and feel.

Why choose us?

Our highly trained dentists will develop a personalised treatment plan based on your individual needs and dental health. Combining our experience with the latest dental technology, you can look forward to reliable and long lasting results.