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The crown is a cover or cap-like material that dentists can place on the tooth. Crown treatment aims to restore the tooth to its normal shape, size and function. A crown can make your tooth stronger or improve its appearance. Crowns are made of various materials including metal alloys, stainless steel, ceramic, porcelain, porcelain-fused-to-metal or composite resin. In deciding the material of the crown, dentists take into account many factors such as the position and function of the tooth, the position of the gum tissue, the number of teeth visible when smiling, the color of the tooth, and of course the patient's preference. After the crown is produced, the material is colored to fit natural teeth and look natural. The primary goal of dentists in crown treatment is to make a durable crown that looks natural and is indistinguishable from other teeth.

Who Is This For?

  • Individuals who have a large cavity or a discolored, misshaped, cracked, worn down, or weakened tooth
  • Individuals who have had root canal treatment and want to protect the restored tooth
  • Individuals who want to improve their smile 

Treatment Duration

Apart from two weeks for waiting period of the crown, the whole procedure on average requires 1.5 to 2 hours of total time sitting in the dentist's chair.

Potential Risks & Side Effects

  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Side effects of pain medicines used in the procedure
  • Tooth decay that develops under the crown
  • Needing in repositioning or replacement 

Recovery Time

After a dental crown procedure, the body takes several days to recover from the irritation and inflammation associated with the procedure. It is normal for patients to initially experience some tenderness, discomfort or pain, which typically subsides within a few days.

Success Rate: 90%

Alternative Treatments

  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Dental Bonding

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Crowns at DentGroup

How Does it Work?

Dental crown procedure involves placing and cementing a cap on top of a damaged tooth. Simply put, crowns are designed to support and maintain the functionality of a diseased or rather a damaged tooth-teeth. This procedure of placing dental crowns is painless and it can help restore your original tooth-teeth appearance, size, strength and shape. 

What Does a Dental Veneer Procedure Involve?

If you are undergoing the crowns procedure at a local dental clinic, the process may take a few weeks to complete, but if you travel abroad for the treatment, the crowns procedure will be completed in 5 to 10 days.

Once you have you decided to have this procedure, we will make sure that you have a pleasant trip and your dentist will customize the crown according to the correct color and shape and preferences that are comfortable for you. Just to give you an idea of what to expect, here are some of the stages you will go through if your decide to have this procedure:

1.     Consultation with the dentist

When you arrive at the clinic, you will have a face-to-face consultation with your dentist. He/she will examine your teeth so as to if the crowns are a suitable option for you. During your first which is done online, you will be required to send the pictures of your teeth and to inform the dentist about your dental history. It is during the face-to-face consultation session that you will have to discuss your goals and expectations with your dentist –this is done so that you’re both on the same page before the procedure commences.

2.     Preparation for the crowns

The first visit to the dentist before the placement of the dental crown is intended for the preparation of crowns. The dentist will apply a temporary crown to protect the original tooth during the visit. Your dentist will also take an x-ray of the teeth and jawbone to check signs of decay or other factors that may increase the risk of infection or injury.

If there is any decayed tooth, your dentist will treat it at this stage. In some cases, root canal treatment may be required before the crown is placed. After the root canal treatment is done, the dentist will use the crown. He/she will also take the impression of your bite to ensure that your teeth come together correctly.

3.     Placing the crowns

In your second visit, the dentist will place the permanent crowns on top of your teeth. Nowadays, modern developments are allowing dentists to optical printing. This allows the dentist to send a digital impression to laboratory instead of physical.

The dentist will shape the tooth in order to allow the crown to be placed, the degree of reshaping will depend on the type of crown used. For example, metal-based crowns tend to thin and therefore require less tooth structure to be removed than porcelain crowns.

What Should I Expect from a Crowns Procedure?

After dental crown treatment, you should avoid hard or chewed food such as candy, which has the potential to damage the crown.

If you are grinding your teeth, most dentists will recommend wearing mouth protectors at night. Because over time, repeated grinding causes the crown to wear.

You should remember that standard oral hygiene care, such as consistent and regular brushing and flossing, will protect both the crowned tooth and other teeth from tooth decay and gum disease.

Things You Should Do Before Having Dental Crowns

  • A week before the procedure, you should stop taking Aspirins and any other meds associated with blood thinning.
  • If you are allergic to any drugs, you should inform your dentist as soon as possible.
  • Patients advised to avoid smoking 24 hours before the surgery.
  • Consuming any alcoholic beverages can affect anesthesia. So you should not take in anything alcoholic 24 hours prior surgery.
  • If you are taking meds for chronic or acute diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, you should inform your dentist before the surgery commences.    



Is Crowns Painful?

There is no pain during the procedure once numbness takes effect. However, in rare cases, patients may feel pain or soreness after the numbness subsides. Dentists may prescribe painkillers to relieve this pain and discomfort.

Are Crowns Results Permanent?

Dental crowns last on average from 10 to 20 years.

Do Crowns Feel Like Natural Teeth?

It may take some time to get used to the crowns, but after a short period of procedure, the crown begins to look, function and feel like a natural tooth.




Overall Satisfaction star star 5.0 Based on 10 reviews
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    jetty coster, Turkey
    star star Aug 2019
    Nice practice good treatment and service.
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    Denzel, United Kingdom
    star star Jul 2019
    I had a great experience with Umut Dental Antalya I had crowns procedure and I’m very pleased with the process.Nadia assisted me to choose the clinic, book and follow up through the entire treatment and after. She was a great help.
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    Jo Johnston, United Kingdom
    star star Jun 2019
    I had cosmetic dental work in may I had 26 teeth done at an unbelievable price I was contacted by nadia after I made my 1st enquiry & from the start to finish she was there via WhatsApp also said I could contact her any time . The team in turkey where amazing & I was very well looked after. The clinic was 10/10 I would highly recommend this process to anyone
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    Alveera Khan, United Kingdom
    star star May 2019
    Excellent service and absolutely stellar customer care!I had an excellent experience with Flymedi, Nadia was my coordinator she helped me throughout the whole process from choosing a clinic, to making a booking and helped me extensively during my aftercare.I received Crowns treatment in Umut dental Antalya, I'm extremely happy with the result. I would highly recommend both Nadia and Umut Dental as well as Flymedi. Wonderful company, professional and dedicated staff!
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    AbdirahmanNoor, Canada
    star star Feb 2019
    Thanks Nadia for you help and very good job and Umut dentist team
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    Darren McMahon, United Kingdom
    star star Dec 2018
    Just been had 2 full sets of porcelain crowns on me and wife couldn't be happier they look amazing great dentist very professional my wife's are finished and look amazing I'm back for them to finish mine tomorrow. Anyone wanted these done I highly recommend this dentist definitely a five star service,
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    Bridgett, United Kingdom
    star star Nov 2018
    I would absolutely recommend this clinic and Dr. Osman. I recently had 20 zirconium crowns placed on my teeth and am so happy with the outcome. At first, I was extremely nervous about the procedure but every step of the way I was able to contact the Flymedi with my questions through WhatsApp. I was provided with transportation to and from each appointment and to the airport even though my flight left very early in the morning. Dr Osman was very patient with me, I am a very nervous patient and the drilling always scares me. He was understanding and patient. My treatment was completed over 3 appointments. Before the procedure started Dr. Osman took the time to explain and answer any of my questions and giving me advice on aesthetics and color of the crowns. During the whole treatment, I was given outstanding service that was above anything I have experienced in the U.S. or U.K. I am so thankful to the team at Umut Antalya Dental Clinic and Flymedi would recommend it to anyone.
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    Tahir, Turkmenistan
    star star Apr 2018
    Thank you very much to Flymedi, to Ms. Diana Vinogradova - our coordinator, for the excellent, fantastic service organized. It was a pleasure to come to Istanbul several time and have medical treatments.I have no problems and headache during my visits. All procedures, starting from the meeting at the airport and up to my departure were well planned and organized on the high professional base.Let me recommend to all - if you decided to have a medical treatment in Turkey or you need professional med. consultation with regard to this, do not hesitate to apply and contact with Flymedi!!!
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    Kata, Hungary
    star star Apr 2013
    Dr Balint is a great dentist. He is a real professional.
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    Adrienn, Hungary
    star star Apr 2013
    Many thanks to Dr. Bálint Németh for the perfect-looking crowns!

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