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Dental CrownsSome people need a complete smile makeover to achieve a more attractive looking set of teeth. But in other cases maybe all a patient needs is to have one or two teeth modified with a process called a dental restoration. One of the most popular types of restorations is a dental crown.

What Is a Dental Crown?

A dental crown is an artificial tooth restoration that is designed to mimic the look of your natural teeth so that it fits right in with the rest of your teeth. As the name states, the artificial tooth sets in place over your natural tooth like a crown rests on top of someone’s head, except the crown is bonded to the surface so that it stays put permanently.

Benefits of Dental Crowns

As a dental crown provider in Charlotte, Drs. Hockaday and Baucom will tell you, crowns have a number of benefits, such as:
It is generally a more permanent and reliable option compared to veneers
With good care a crown can last anywhere from five up to 30 years, which is largely dependent on how you take care of them
Porcelain dental crowns usually maintain their beautiful shine, luster and color, even when they come in contact with foods and beverages that can stain the teeth

Getting the Process Started

The process of getting a dental crown isn't as complicated as it sounds. You can have your “perfect smile” in as little as two or three relatively short appointments. The first step is to have an initial consultation at our Charlotte dental practice. Call our office at (704) 553-2348 or visit to request a time.
Are you a patient of Hockaday & Baucom, DDS? If so, we would love to hear about your experiences below!
By Hockaday & Baucom, DDS
May 20, 2014
Category: Family Dentistry
Tags: Charlotte   Dentist  
Family dentists are equipped to provide dental care that is tailored to patients of all ages and healthfamily dentist needs. So whether you are 1 or 100, family dentists can provide a single location for your entire family’s oral health.
Hockaday & Baucom, DDS offers what's important in your search for a dentist—the personalized, total family care of a gentle, Charlotte, NC dentist in conjunction with the benefits of state-of-the-art dentistry. So what are the advantages of choosing a family dentist in Charlotte?
At Hockaday & Baucom, DDS, we believe a good family dentist possesses the following qualities:
Experience treating patients of all ages.
One of the unique qualities of a family dentistry is that we specialize in providing total family care. From infants to grandparents, we provide gentle, oral health services to every member of your household.
Full range of dental services.
As a Charlotte family dentist, we are highly skilled in all areas of dental care. Our services range from routine cleanings and exams to full tooth restorations and cosmetic procedures, such as veneers and teeth whitening, to meet the needs of every family member. So whether your teen needs braces or dad requires a crown, every member of the family can have their oral health needs met under one roof.
Continuing education for dental professionals.
In order to provide the highest level of care to our patients, our dentists and staff receive ongoing training every year. Patients can relax with confidence knowing they are always receiving the most advanced care that modern dentistry has to offer.
State-of-the-art technology.
At Hockaday & Baucom, DDS, we use the latest dental technology to administer the most pain free, precise and efficient care possible.
Easy appointment scheduling.
We have families too, so we understand the stresses that come with coordinating schedules around work and school. After all, why worry about multiple appointments when you can save time by scheduling appointments for the whole family in one visit? We offer the ability to make simultaneous appointments, and with our online appointment requesting, you can conveniently book your visits from our website 24/7.
Cater to kids.
Our dental team has received advanced training to provide the most gentle and thorough dental care for kids. We help children establish good oral health habits that will last a lifetime, and show them that going to the dentist is important and even fun! We believe that pleasurable visits to the dentist at an early age promote enjoyable dental experiences into adulthood.
Hockaday & Baucom, DDS wants to be an important partner in your family’s oral health. Contact our office or visit our appointment request page to schedule your first visit!