How Dental Crowns Can Help Your Smile

Dental crowns from your dentist in Farmington, NM, can give you a smile you will be proud to show off

Are you proud of your smile? If not, it’s time to change things up a bit. It’s time to consider dental crowns! The truth is, dental crowns can repair and restore badly damaged or broken teeth, and enhance your smile in the process.

Dr. Travis Watson at Pinon Hills Dental in Farmington, NM, offers a wide variety of dental services including dental crowns to give you an outstanding smile.

A dental crown can make your tooth stronger because it covers the entire surface of your tooth above the gumline. It fits like a glove, protecting your tooth like a miniature suit-of-armor. When you bite down on a crown, the biting stress and pressure are spread out evenly, which keeps your tooth from breaking.

Dental crowns can make your teeth and your smile more beautiful too. That’s because dental crowns are made of porcelain, a material with unique properties. Porcelain is light-reflective and looks just like natural tooth enamel. Porcelain also resists staining, so your new porcelain crown will stay beautiful for a lifetime.

A full porcelain crown is suitable for any area of your smile, and it is perfect for your front teeth, or teeth that are visible when you smile.

Porcelain can also be combined with a metal foundation. This type of crown is a porcelain-fused-to-metal or PFM crown. PFM crowns are an excellent choice for your back teeth because they have the added strength of a metal framework. You need this extra strength to compensate for the biting pressure associated with back teeth.

Dental crowns don’t just help your smile. They also help your chewing ability, which aids your digestion and improves your overall health.

Dental crowns can help your self-esteem and self-confidence too because you know you look your best and you will want to smile more often.

If your smile needs a little TLC, consider dental crowns to give your smile the strength and beauty it needs. To find out more about how you and your smile can benefit from dental crowns, call Dr. Travis Watson of Pinon Hills Dental in Farmington, NM, at (505) 325-2859. Call today!

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  • "a month ago
    Travis Watson was truly the most kind, compassionate, honest, and detail-oriented dentist that I have ever been to. I have had work done by at least a half dozen or more dentists over the years, and Dr. Watson was BY FAR the most compassionate, kind, and caring when it came to my procedure and dental work needs. I couldn't possibly recommend. Dr. Watson and Pinon Hills Dental any higher. Five stars isn't enough. Dr. Watson should get 10 stars. If there was a Nobel Prize for dentistry, Dr. Watson should win it--and many times over. If you're considering a dentist in the Farmington area--or beyond (I came from Durango)--Dr. Watson should be your choice. Beyond belief, you'll actually look forward going to the dentist. I'm forever grateful for Dr. Watson's skill, compassion, and kindness--and you will be too."
    Peter Barr- Google Dec 2020
  • "I visited Pinion Hills Dental for the first time yesterday to get a cleaning and check up. I have nothing but great things to say about the experience that I had and quality of service. I had a great interaction with everyone involved from the front desk, to the hygienist Yvette and Dr. Watson himself. Highly recommend!"
    Colby Gibson-Google Oct 2020
  • "The staff here are very friendly and accommodating. I was in a decent amount of pain so they moved my appointment up and kept me from hurting for an extra 5 days. Dr. Watson personally called me to check on me and make sure things we're ok. It means a lot that he didn't have an assistant or secretary make that call."
    Kev Sharp-GoogleNov2020
  • "Dr. Watson is absolutely incredible in every way! We have always been treated with the utmost respect, compassion and expertise. He has gone out of his way to treat our family in emergency situations. In each instant, he provided amazing and excellent care when other dentists could not. He is always positive and reassuring in all situations! His office staff, dental assistants and hygienists are incredible in every way! The atmosphere in the office is peaceful, positive and upbeat! We highly recommend Pinon Hills!!!"
    Angela McDaniels- GoogleDec2020
  • "The politeness and care of the dentist, dental hygienist and the staff wowed me today. Dr. Watson and Dr. Weber really have a vested interest in your teeth. They are very concerned to the point that I brush and floss so I won't let them down.
    You never feel belittled by anyone in the office and they only encourage you when you need to do a little better. I used to worry about going to the dentist but now I know I have people who want the best for me in the doctors office."
    Kevin Jaramillo