A fractured tooth is susceptible to decay, infection, or further deterioration that can lead to tooth loss. That’s why your tooth should be treated right away. Dental crowns offer a practical solution to repairing chipped, fractured or broken teeth to avoid extraction. Crowns are protective caps placed over weak, worn, or damaged teeth to keep them from infection or further damage. At Aesthetic Dental Creations, we offer dental crown services to our patients in Jackson, New Jersey, and nearby communities.
Teeth are composed of three layers: enamel, dentin, and pulp. The enamel is the hard outer layer of your tooth, capable of withstanding the pressures of biting and grinding food. The dentin beneath the enamel is the second layer, distinguished by its yellow color. The third layer is the pulp of your tooth, containing the blood vessels and nerves. A fracture that reaches the pulp of your tooth will cause extreme pain. The most common symptoms of a fractured tooth are:
A deep crack in your tooth can expose the pulp to oral infection. Left untreated, the infection can cause irreparable damage to your tooth, requiring that it be removed. Dental crown treatment can restore your fractured tooth to avoid complications with decay or infection.
Dental crowns cover damaged teeth all the way to the gum line to save them from further breakage. Dr. Balaji Srinivasan will customize your crown for a perfect fit. A porcelain crown will:
Dr. Balaji Srinivasan is inspired by the passion and purpose he discovers in dentistry and strives to provide his clients with exceptional services. He graduated from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. He then attended Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska, and a residency program in Advanced General Dentistry at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 1997, he established Madison Avenue Dental Associates, where he worked for ten years. He then established Aesthetic Dental Creations in Jackson, New Jersey, in 2008 and has not looked back since.
Dr. Srinivasan is an alumnus of the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Training. He has received specialized training in adhesive dentistry and smile design. Dr. Srinivasan is also very effective at treating migraine/headaches because of his expertise in neuromuscular(physiologic) dentistry. He has lectured to dentists at Monmouth Medical Center on various topics. You can count on him to make your dental visit as pleasant as possible!