Family Dental Group
4021 Miller Road, Flint, MI 48507

Which Types of Dental Crowns Reign Supreme?

If you want to improve the look of your teeth, consider dental crowns. They offer a world of dental benefits and can help you feel more confident about your appearance and smile.

The Crowning Glory of Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are a form of cosmetic dental bonding. They are permanent prosthetic items that are bonded onto a damaged or decayed tooth to improve its appearance and strength. They have become so popular that they are offered by practically every affordable dentist Flint today. Dental crowns are made of a strong composite resin that is directly applied onto teeth and molded into shape. This makes them different than cosmetic dentistry veneers, which are thin shells of porcelain made to cover imperfections and are created in a dental lab.

Different Kinds of Dental Crowns

Cosmetic dental bonding is not a one-size-fits-all treatment. There are actually four options based on the material they are made of. Most affordable dentist Flint offer the following kinds:

  • Ceramic – Made of a porcelain-based material, these are ideal for restoring front teeth, because they blend perfectly into the natural tooth color.
  • Porcelain-fused on metal – These dental crowns are stronger and more durable, because their base is made of metal instead of porcelain.
  • Gold alloys – Made of a mixture of gold, copper and other metals, these are also a stronger option and won’t wear away the natural tooth structure.
  • Base metal alloys – Comprised of non-noble metals, these very strong crowns are also extremely resistant to corrosion and demand the least amount of healthy tooth removal.

Selecting the Right Dental Crowns

While some dental crowns may be stronger or gentler on the teeth, whichever you choose will definitely be much more affordable than cosmetic dentistry veneers. If your teeth are in need of repair, talk to a cosmetic dentist to see which dental crowns are best for you.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Flint, call Family Dental Group today at (810) 515-8952 or make an appointment.

Family Dental Group offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Flint. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Family Dental Group, 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 Family Dental Group.

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Had to change dentist since and i found a great office. So glad i picked the right one. Coco was great and Dr. White is amazing so glad i got to meet them and now have them as my dental care team.
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When you have a good hygienic you stay with her.
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Friendly staff, always very informative about the procedures, and I appreciate that appointments are on time.
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Vicki A.
No waiting. Lady who cleaned my teeth was great and did a great job on my teeth. They wanted to schedule me for another procedure and I was given a quote so I knew what to expect. Very good […]
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Personel, cleanliness.
Linda A.
Very professional. No waiting all day for my appointment. Overall friendly staff.
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I enjoy going to the dentist especially at family dental group. They are all so down to earth and kind. Also everyone laughs and enjoys themselves while working witch makes for a better over all […]
Sarah Y.
I’ve been coming to Family Dental Group for 30years. I love my doctor and his staff are very good and friendly people , I wouldn’t go anywhere else for dental work.
Peggy B.
Excellent dentist and friendly staff. They did an awesome job with my root canal. It wasn’t very painful and they made it an easy and quick procedure. And I’m very happy with the results.
Oliver K.
I really enjoyed talking with Crystal and she did a great job with the x-rays and explaining everything. Dr. white was very nice.
Janelle H.
Friendly, and concerned about your health
Nancy C.
You are friendly, courteous and help relieve anxiety just by your kindness. My procedures have been painless and performed with obvious skill and professionalism. I have not been to a dentist in 20 […]
Janice G.
Excellent staff – love Dr. Butcher
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Great group of staff….from entering Office – hygienist Angie is awesome!!! New dentist (Dr. White, I believe) is very courtious and polite.
Danny Z.
The visit was very pleasant and the dental hygienist was great. Very caring and sweet and she knew what she was doing. The best one that I have had!!!
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I find this office to be friendly and professional.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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