Dental Crown FAQ

Dental Patient

Are you thinking about getting a dental crown or wondering if you truly need a “cap” on your tooth? Here are some of the most common crown FAQs we hear in our office:

Can I Get a Dental Filling Instead of a Crown?
No. Dental fillings go inside of teeth when there is enough healthy structure around them. But when the tooth is weak or there is only a thin amount of enamel left, a large filling would cause the tooth to break apart even further.
How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?
A well maintained dental crown should last for several years. It’s common to expect a minimum of 5-10 years out of a crown, but in some cases, they last much longer. Proper oral hygiene is a key factor.
Will Flossing Pull a Crown Off My Tooth?
No. It’s important that you floss around your dental crown at least once a day. If you do not floss, bacteria can accumulate around the margins of your crown and cause new areas of decay to develop, resulting in premature failure of your new “cap”.
Do I Need a Crown if I’m Getting a Root Canal?
Yes. Since root-canal treated teeth are no longer alive, they tend to be more brittle and susceptible to wear. Getting a crown after endodontic treatment will help you preserve the overall function and structure of your smile.
Does it Hurt to Get a Dental Crown?
We use gentle techniques and effective medication to keep you comfortable during your crown treatment. Your appointment will feel similar to getting a filling.

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For cosmetic dental crown treatment near me, call Kennesaw Mountain Dental Associates today!

Posted on Behalf of Kennesaw Mountain Dental Associates

1815 Old 41 Hwy NW #310,
Kennesaw, GA 30152

Tel: (770) 425-4100

Mon - Wed: 8am - 5pm
Thurs: 8am - 3pm, Fri: 7am - 2pm

Our Patient Reviews

Kennesaw Mountain Dental Associates
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Based on 320 reviews

Andrew Candler

Have been going here for about 2 years and absolutely love this group of professionals. Dr Contractor is great and Kasey is amazing!

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I enjoyed my experience at this dentist office. They are always friendly and extremely helpful. Dr. Contractor is a nice guy and he knows what he is doing.

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Dr. Contractor and his staff are consistently friendly and helpful. Their knowledge and skills make for a visit to the dentist much less stressful.

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1815 Old 41 Hwy NW #310,
Kennesaw, GA 30152


Tel: (770) 425-4100

Practice Hours

Mon - Wed: 8am - 5pm
Thurs: 8am - 3pm, Fri: 7am - 2pm