“I NEED A FAMILY DENTIST NEAR ME”
From incoming baby teeth to fitting custom dentures, you need to know that your whole family can be taken care of at the same location. Conveniently located just south of Denver and Aurora, Hampden Family Dental offers a full range of services to new and regular patients in Centennial, Littleton, Lakewood and nearby.
DO I NEED A DENTAL CROWN?
A MORE BEAUTIFUL, FUNCTIONAL SMILE WITH DENTAL CROWNS
Also known as “caps”, dental crowns are commonly made up of strong, tooth-colored porcelain or composite resin material to restore or replace a problematic tooth for a stronger, healthier and more natural looking smile. They are often recommended to patients for the following reasons:
- Restore a weakened, broken or damaged tooth
- Correct the shape of a misshapen or chipped tooth
- Restore a smile after tooth decay, teeth staining or discoloration
- Secure a dental bridge in place or complete a dental implant
- Often used after root canal therapy if a dental filling is insufficient
When you come in to see your local dentist in Centennial, we’ll carefully assess your dental needs before recommending any treatment. Should a dental crown be right for you, we will partner with you to design its optimal shape, shade and size to best blend in with your natural teeth for a beautiful cosmetic appearance.
BENEFITS OF RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY
USING DENTAL CROWNS, BRIDGES AND DENTAL IMPLANTS
WHAT TO EXPECT WITH DENTAL CROWNS
Dental crowns typically take about two appointments to complete. In the first visit to the dentist, your mouth is carefully examined and then prepared for a crown with use of a local anesthetic. While you are comfortable and pain-free, a very thin layer of enamel is carefully removed from the tooth to make room for the new dental crown. An impression is made of the teeth and is used to create the new crown, which can be polished and adjusted before final placement into the mouth. In some cases a temporary crown may be recommended to be worn while the new crown is made.
HAVE YOU HEARD OF A DENTAL BRIDGE FOR YOUR SMILE?
Dental bridges “bridge” the gap where one or more teeth are missing by connecting natural looking replacement teeth (known as pontics or dental crowns) by way of crowns that attach to neighboring teeth. Also known as a partial denture, dental bridges are commonly used to replace one or more missing teeth. Give us a call to find out more about how a dental bridge or implant may be right for you!
See what our patients have to say about Hampden Family Dental
“Love the awesome staff !!! Great office, great dentist, awesome care!”
“Huge thanks to Dr. Bassett and his wonderful team for making my tooth implant process smooth and painless. They take a warm and compassionate approach to all things dental. I recommend them highly!”
“Dr. Bassett just flat out rocks!! He is not only an awesome dentist but he's also a wonderful person. He is kind and understanding and genuinely cares about every person that walks through the door!”
“I had a tooth pulled Friday and was in a lot of pain Sunday. Dr. Bassett came in just to take care of me, and even texted my husband later that night to see how I was doing. I feel like I am in really good hands with Dr. Bassett.”