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Dental Crowns

A tooth compromised by trauma or decay can cause you to feel self-conscious. It can also make speaking and eating painful or difficult.

A dental crown can restore form and function back to your smile so you can eat, speak, and smile with renewed confidence.

Learn how the Whiteman Dental Associates team in Brookline, MA, can restore your smile with a same-day crown...

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A Dentistry Practice Using the Latest Technology Four Reasons to Choose Us for Crowns

Dental crowns are a popular solution for patients in need of restorative or cosmetic dentistry. For the past 25 years, Dr. Daniel M. Whiteman has been focused on providing the highest-quality dental care utilizing the latest technology. Thanks to our innovative CEREC® system, the team of dental professionals at Whiteman Dental Associates is able to provide patients in the greater Boston area with same-day crowns. Our Brookline, MA, dentistry practice also features a full-scale, on-site dental lab to ensure you receive optimal results for any dental restoration as efficiently as possible

Treatment from Dr. Whiteman can provide:

Restore Your Smile Today Contact Our Brookline Dentistry Practice

If you are suffering from a tooth that has significant damage from decay or trauma, Dr. Whiteman and his team can provide relief. A same-day crown from our office can relieve painful symptoms and restore function to your smile in a single visit. If a dental crown is not the right solution, we can also fabricate other restorations such as dental bridges and dentures at our on-site lab.

Our technology-driven office not only allows Dr. Whiteman to perform treatments to a world-class standard, but it also includes a WiFi-hotspot so you can stay connected during your appointment at our dental office.

To learn more about dental crowns or to book an appointment at our Brookline, MA, dentistry practice serving the greater Boston area, contact us online or call:

(617) 731-4746

The on-site dental lab at Whiteman Dental Associates
Thanks to our in-house dental lab, we can deliver custom restorations in just one day.

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Cherille Berman

2020

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Dr Whiteman is an excellent dentist. I trust him as he is conservative in his approach and really takes the time to educate his patients about their choices. Their hygienist is very experienced and did a good job The office is efficiently run so there is no wait time and the staff are friendly and helpful

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Gerry C

2019

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I have had the good fortune of having Dr Whiteman and his staff as my number one dentist in Brookline MA for many years now. He has done root canals and crowns, fixed broken teeth, you name it! I trust his work and his advice completely, and all his work has been beyond outstanding! Highly Recommended!!

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Dr. Whiteman truly enjoys what he does, and it shows in the quality of his work...

Real Patient Results with Dental Crowns

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Dental crowns not only restore compromised teeth, but they can also offer incredible cosmetic results for patients who are unhappy with the appearance of their smiles. During this cosmetic dentistry case, Dr. Whiteman performed Zoom!® teeth whitening treatment before choosing the shade of this patient's dental crowns. In total, six teeth were treated, and porcelain crowns helped this patient gain a brighter, younger-looking smile.

Dental Crowns Can Solve a Number of Dental Issues

Dr. Whiteman is a very honest and conservative dentist, so he will never recommend a crown unless he believes that you can truly benefit from one. Our same-day crowns can address a number of issues, including:

Damaged Teeth

Crowns can strengthen teeth that have been significantly damaged by trauma or decay. When teeth cannot be repaired with a filling, inlay, or onlay, a crown can provide the necessary coverage. However, it is important to remember that teeth that are not strong enough to support dental crowns may need to be extracted.

Root Canals

If tooth decay has reached the inner portion of your tooth, the resulting infection may require root canal therapy. Following a root canal, Dr. Whiteman will cover the tooth with a crown to protect the remaining tissue.

Cosmetic Concerns

Issues such as discolored teeth, disproportionately sized teeth, and minor gaps can be corrected with dental crowns. Porcelain veneers can also conceal similar aesthetic issues, but may not provide enough coverage for certain cases.

Missing Teeth

Before Dr. Whiteman can place a crown, a certain amount of healthy dental tissue is required for support. If a tooth cannot support a crown, extraction at our dental office serving the greater Boston area may be necessary. In such cases, our dentist can help you replace your tooth with a dental implant-supported crown. Implant-supported crowns stop the jawbone recession that follows tooth loss and don't require modification of adjacent teeth like a dental bridge. Dr. Whiteman has the training and technology needed to place and restore dental implants on-site.

How We Prepare Your Tooth & Place Your Permanent Crown  In One Appointment

Same-Day Crowns What to Expect during Your Visit

A traditional crown involves placing a temporary crown and multiple trips to the dentist's office over the span of several weeks. Thanks to the advanced CEREC system used at our Brookline, MA, office, Dr. Whiteman can skip the temporary crown and eliminate the need for multiple office visits. We also offer various sedation options to keep you comfortable during your procedure.

After preparing the affected tooth or teeth, we will:

We can design, fabricate, and place a permanent crown in a single appointment.
We can design, fabricate, and place a permanent crown in a single appointment.

Scan

With the help of our intraoral cameras, Dr. Whiteman will take precise 3-D images of your smile. Our digital impressions allow you to avoid the messy impression trays traditionally used to craft dental crowns.

Design

The digital 3-D scans are transferred to the CEREC software system, allowing Dr. Whiteman to design an attractive, natural-looking restoration.
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Fabricate

Once Dr. Whiteman is happy with the design of your new crown, the CEREC software sends the final design to our in-office computer-controlled milling machine, which will fabricate your restoration from a single block of porcelain.

Customize

While fitting your restoration, Dr. Whiteman will make adjustments to ensure that your crown fits comfortably and appears completely natural.

Placement

Once both you and Dr. Whiteman are satisfied with the fit and finish of your crown, the dentist will bond your porcelain crown in place. You will leave your appointment with a fully restored smile. With proper care, your results can last for up to a decade.

"Warm, Welcoming and Thoughtful" More 5-Star Reviews

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Patricia Klarfeld

2019

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My family and I are longtime patients of Dr. Whiteman. He has never met a dental problem of ours that he has not solved, and he is always very thorough in discussing possible solutions/options. Both he and his entire staff are warm, welcoming and thoughtful. I cannot recommend Whiteman Dental too highly.

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Jim Abraham

2019

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Dr. Whiteman is the best dentist I've had in my life, bar none. He's compassionate, humane, conservative, and his technique appears excellent. His office staff is wonderful and takes great care of us. I can't recommend the place highly enough.

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Protecting Your New Dental Crown

The medical-grade porcelain used to construct a dental crown is extremely durable, but it is not indestructible. Even with the best care, you will eventually need to replace the restoration. However, there are certain guidelines that can help your dental crown last for up to a decade, including:

Be Careful What You Eat

Hard and sticky foods can damage or dislodge a restoration.

Practice Good Dental Hygiene

You can care for your restoration like natural teeth, but it is important to use non-abrasive toothpaste to avoid scratches to the porcelain.

Regular Visits to the Dentist

Maintaining a regular biannual dental exam schedule will help keep your restoration in good shape.

Minimize Daily Wear and Tear

Wearing a nightguard will avoid excessive wear. Habits such as biting your nails or opening packages with your teeth should also be avoided.

Dr. Whiteman

Dr. Daniel M. Whiteman

Dr. Whiteman is dedicated to providing exceptional care at his Brookline, MA, practice: 

  • Licensed to practice in the U.S., Canada, and Israel
  • Over 20 years in practice 
  • Uses state-of-the-art technology 
  • ADA-compliant office 
  • Comprehensive cosmetic and restorative treatments
  • Patient-oriented approach

To schedule your consultation, contact us online or call us at (617) 731-4746.

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