Crowns & Bridges Walnut Creek

At Procopio Towle Dental Office, function and aesthetics are important in every dental procedure. We offer a range of restoration options to fit your individual budgets and needs. Dental crowns and bridges are among these services.

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Dental Crowns are the perfect solution to restore damaged teeth. Getting a quality dental crown treatment can help you enhance your teeth protection in the best possible way.

We are highly committed to delivering quality dental crowns.

Do you want the best dental crown and bridge services in Walnut Creek, CA? We provide premium quality dental crowns and bridges. Our services are helpful to let you regain your functionality, strength, and teeth aesthetics.  

At Procopio Towle Dental, we always take a comprehensive treatment approach. Our experts always take a personalized treatment approach for each patient. The practice ultimately helps them deliver the quality results you are looking for.  

Our experts always guide their patients through the process for comfort and satisfaction.  

Understanding what is a dental crown?

Dental Crowns are custom-made caps that cover any damaged or broken tooth completely. Dental crowns come in the size, shape, and color of your natural tooth to make these minimal noticeable. With dental crowns you can quickly restore damaged or fractured teeth.  

In addition, it can serve as a go-to yet long-term solution for different dental problems.  

When are dental crowns recommended? 

Here are the use cases in which the dental crowns procedure is recommended: 

  • Restoring severely decayed or damaged teeth. 
  • To restore cracked and fractured teeth.  
  • Teeth with large fillings that compromise the strength of your teeth. 
  • To strengthen teeth after root canal treatment. 
  • For enhancing the appearance of misshapen or discolored teeth. 
  • To support dental bridges or dental implant restorations. 

Different types of Dental Crowns  

There exist different types of dental crowns. Some of the most popular ones include: 

  • Porcelain crowns  

These types of dental crowns are famous for their natural aesthetics.  Therefore, porcelain dental crowns are more suitable for visible front teeth. Our dentists can make these color-matched to ensure a seamless blend with their surrounding teeth. Ultimately, you can have more natural-looking dental crowns.  

  • Porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns  

These crowns are suitable for strength and aesthetics. The metal substructure ensures enhanced durability. At the same time, porcelain overlay can ensure more natural-looking aesthetics.  

  • All-metal crowns 

These dental crowns are made of precious metal alloys, ensuring added durability and strength. These metal crowns are less vulnerable to breaking and chipping. These are more suitable for teeth requiring enhanced strength but are less visible.  

  • Zirconia crowns  

These dental crowns have become popular for excellent strength and aesthetics. Zirconia is a durable material that is popular for its fracture resistance. These can also be color-matched and blend with natural teeth seamlessly.  

Benefits of Dental Crowns.  

Here are the key benefits of dental crown services we provide: 

  • Dental crowns can provide an added protective barrier against tooth decay, damage, and fracture. It is a more suitable solution, especially for cracked and weakened teeth.  
  • Dental crowns are also beneficial for restoring broken or damaged tooth functionality. It will allow you to chew, bite, and eat with ease.  
  • Crowns offer added aesthetics by resembling your natural teeth closely. It can help correct tooth discoloration, shape irregularities, and misalignment to enhance your smile appearance.  
  • Dental crowns are made of durable material to ensure long-lasting resilience and strength.  
  • Properly fitted dental crowns are highly comfortable because they are always customized to fit in your mouth perfectly.  

Dental Crowns Procedure  

Here is how dental crowns procedure work: 

  • Consultation and examination  

The process starts with a complete examination of your oral health. Our experts will discuss your dental crowns goals and concerns in the initial consultation. Our dental crown specialists will assess your teeth condition to identify if the procedure is right for you.   

  • Tooth preparation and shaping  

After an initial consultation, our experts will make a customized treatment plant for you. After that, they will consider preparing your damaged tooth for dental crown treatment. The teeth will be prepared by removing your teeth’s outer surface in a small portion. The practice helps in ensuring proper shaping to fit your dental crowns perfectly.  

  • Taking impressions or digital scan  

Doctors will either take impressions or perform a digital scan of your teeth. The process helps our crown and bridge specialists to develop precise molds for your custom crown’s fabrication.  

  • Temporary crown placement  

Sometimes, specialists must place a temporary crown over the prepared tooth. The temporary crown is placed briefly, during which your permanent crown is fabricated in the laboratory. It will protect your prepared tooth while maintaining your appearance until the final dental crown is ready.  

  • Custom crown fabrication  

We work collaboratively with dental laboratories to develop premium-quality dental crowns. Our skilled and experienced technicians will craft your crown using digital scans or impressions. They always provide crowns that perfectly match your natural teeth’s shape, size, and color. It will ultimately help us in ensuring seamless and natural-looking dental crowns.  

  • Final Crown Placement and Adjustments  

Once your permanent crown is here, we will call you for final placement and adjustments. Our dental crowns experts will remove temporary crowns to place and bond the permanent ones carefully. Our experts ensure perfect bite, fit, aesthetics, and alignment by making necessary adjustments.  

Aftercare for Dental Crowns  

It is essential to maintain oral hygiene practices. These practices typically include regular flossing and brushing. Our team always ensures to provide you with detailed instructions. The instructions will ultimately help in ensuring your dental crown’s longevity.  

In addition, don’t forget to visit us for follow-up checkups to restore your smile and teeth function correctly.  


Q. How long do dental crowns last? 

Well, Dental crowns can last for up to 15 years. The lifespan of dental crowns can be enhanced even with proper care and maintenance.  

Q. Are dental crowns painful? 

Typically, the process of getting crowns is smooth. The dentists usually give local anesthesia to make the process more comfortable procedure experience.  

Q. Can a dental crown be placed in one visit? 

Technological advancements and in-office milling machines can sometimes fabricate dental crowns and place them even in a single visit.  

Q. Can dental crowns be whitened? 

Porcelain and ceramic-made dental crowns are naturally stain-resistant. However, in case of a stained dental crown, you may require to replace it with your tooth-colored crown.  

Q. What is the cost of dental crowns? 

The exact dental crown cost varies as per different factors. These factors include case complexity, crown material, or additional treatment requirements.