Gentle Dental of Thorndale
3307 East Lincoln Highway, Thorndale, PA 19372

Everything You Need To Know about Porcelain Crowns

When you want to improve the appearance or function of your teeth, your three treatment choices are cosmetic dentistry veneers, cosmetic dentistry bonding, or dental crowns. If you want to improve both a tooth’s appearance and function, then dental crowns will usually be the best choice for you.

The Beauty of Porcelain Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps that are placed over teeth to replace the entire external portion of the tooth to enhance its appearance or function. They’ve become so popular that they are now offered by nearly every affordable dentist Thorndale. While there are different kinds of dental crowns, dentists usually recommend porcelain crowns because they can be colored and shaped to closely match your natural teeth. Porcelain crowns are custom-created in a dental lab and secured onto the front of teeth. Once they are properly positioned by your dentist, they are hardened with a special curing light to fully and securely restore your teeth.

The Benefits of Porcelain Crowns

While cosmetic dentistry veneers, cosmetic dentistry bonding, and dental crowns are all used to replace the exterior portion of a tooth to enhance its appearance, dentists usually recommend dental crowns because they also improve a tooth’s function and strength. To determine which is best for you, you will first need to schedule a consultation with an affordable dentist Thorndale to determine the right treatment for you. The dentist will usually recommend choosing porcelain crowns in the following cases:

  • To restore a tooth’s full function
  • Improve a tooth’s aesthetic appearance
  • To create a natural appearance
  • When tooth decay has destroyed most of a tooth
  • When a traumatic event or accident has caused irreparable damage
  • To cover severe enamel erosion
  • When a person grinds or clenches their teeth so badly that it destroys their natural tooth

The Care of Porcelain Crowns

It’s surprisingly simple to keep porcelain crowns looking good and staying strong for a very long time. They require the same dental hygiene as natural teeth, such as brushing at least twice a day, daily flossing, and regular check-ups and cleanings from any affordable dentist Thorndale.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Thorndale, call Gentle Dental of Thorndale today at (610) 590-1798 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Thorndale. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of Thorndale, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of Thorndale.

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Staff was very proficient with what needed to be done.My problem was explained so that I could understand what was needed to be done
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Staff and Dentist did an excellent job on my first visit!!!!
Gladys A.
Dentist was very professional and painless. I lost a filling in the afternoon and they squeezed me in the next morning.
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William L.
excellent service!!!!
Antonia N.
I like this practice and they are very good with chilren. I always have a good experience with my daughter.
Madelyn N.
Dr In and staff are excellent!
Elizabeth P.
dental hygienist was great. i believe name is erin. put me at ease enough to get the job done..and that is not an easy thing to do...
Barbara P.
Receptionist needs to be aware of appointment times of the patients and let the staff know when the pt. arrives and not pick and choose who's chart […]
Anonymous
Very friendly, nice staff and great dental work
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So far, it's been really good
Theresa G.
The receptionist, hygienist and doctor were all very pleasant. I had to wait about half an hour, but that was because I was a walk-in. Overall, […]
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I really enjoyed the visits I have had already very friendly staff for the most part and my dentist was great I just hated the amount of pain I was […]
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Fast painless and very affordable.
Neil C.
Dr In is very pleasant and all the techs and receptionist are very helpfull.
Elaine M.
Great experience overall. Staff were very patient with me.
Anonymous
Gentle Dental did a great job as always. Nice people.
Karl F.
I was very pleased with the work done on my teeth. Thank you good job!
Brenda H.
I will be recommending Gentle Dental to everyone I know. All employees are very nice and professional. There was very little wait time and the […]
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I am grateful for the Kind & Gentle treatment I have received. Very efficient Dentist & staff.
Diana P.
dentist handled in prof and compassionate manner
Earle K.
My wait in the waiting area was longer than I anticipated. Arrived on time thinking I would be taken immediately, because I don't like dentists plus […]
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I am very pleased with service and treatment I get at Gentle Dental, they are very courteous and don't leave you waiting for your appointment.
Robert E.
I am a self confessed scaredy cat when it comes to the dentist. I have a difficult time calling to make an appointment. I have Never felt more […]
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Gentle Dental exceeded my expectations. Everyone--from the receptionists to the dental assistants to the hygenist--was friendly and accomodating, and […]
Anonymous
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Yvette C.
Very good visit with Dr. In. He was right on schedule and had a very pleasant experience.
Richard C.
I have never had a problem, the staff are pleasant, and Dr. Miller is the best
Esther B.
I think the girls were very friendly and easy to talk to. The dentist was super sweet and gentle. I didnt feel a thing well until the novacaine wore […]
Diana M.
Everyone provided excellent customer service and the wait time was short.....I loved that!
Melanie R.
Dr.In explained everything in detail and was very gentle when he extracted my tooth. I appreciate his bedside manner.
Sharon M.
Got in and out right away. Dr. Inn's service is one of excellence. Very trustworthy.
Anonymous
T Thank you my daughter had to have two teeth filled For the first time! Great experiance Thank you Joanne
Jessica F.
I was not pleased with the wait. I would rather not be scheduled when it takes so long.
Lawrence P.
Everyone at Gentle Dental are great people, very helpful and understanding, and I thank them for everything.
David H.
I found the office staff very nice and the dentist took his time with me and explained everything that I needed done
Frances B.
In fact I really like the way Lori cleaned my teeth. She did a wonderful job. I will definitely recommend gentle dental Thorndale to friends and […]
William L.
The service was great as well as the professionalism! In my case i had full dentures made. Unfortunately there is not a lab on site,this made my […]
Robert E.
Great experience. Lori did an excellent jod cleaning my teeth! !
Gladys A.
Front desk girl always knows my name :-) everyone is so nice and everything is quick and easy!
Brooke B.
Two root canals went very smooth and ensured that I felt no pain during the procedure.
Tony E.
Am comfortable and impressed with professional demeanor of the office, particularily the Dentist
Earle K.
Staff was curtious and helpful. Everything was explained to me and I was told what to expect.
Arthur A.
I was very pleased with the service. The receptionist was wonderful and really well informed. I literally had no wait time upon arriving about 15 […]
Anonymous
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Letica W.
The visit went well
James T.
Dr. In was very thorough in explaining procedure. I am very comfortable with his "bedside" manner
Sharon M.
Thanks for your proffesionalism Dr In and the whole staff.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (610) 590-1798
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