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Who Can Have Dental Crowns?

  • 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 the 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.

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Crowns at Incidis International Dental Clinic

How Does it Work?

A 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 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 you 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 do optical printing. This allows the dentist to send a digital impression to the laboratory instead of a physical one.

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 Aspirin 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 are 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 to 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 the procedure, the crown begins to look, function, and feel like a natural tooth.


Overall Satisfaction star star 5.0 Based on 23 reviews
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    Nadia Ahmed, United Arab Emirates
    star star Nov 2021
    My whole experience was very good with this clinic. My driver, nurse, dentist were friendly and helpful
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    Anastasia, Russian Federation
    star star Nov 2021
    I had crowns treatment in this clinic. I can say that the results is awesome. My dentists Ali and the nurse Seren was so experienced and helpful. Thank you guys!!!
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    Lily, United States
    star star Sep 2021
    I am very happy with the results!!
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    Kholoud Abdulmajid, Sweden
    star star Aug 2021
    It was a bit chaotic for me because there were a lot of things to fix for my trip but thanks to this amazing clinic, they fixed everything for me and not to mention the treatment itself! Pure greatness!
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    Lidia Weldmann, Austria
    star star Aug 2021
    Great doctor! My trip and treatment were everything I was promised and even more.
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    Dean, Germany
    star star Aug 2021
    I had a wonderful experience booking my dental work with Flymedi. I needed a fair amount of work done and was required to visit twice but luckily the clinic was so hygienic and professional that it was a no-brainer to return. The dentist was great, he explained the procedure very clearly and I knew exactly what was going to happen in each session. The procedure itself was totally painless which was a first for me having had bad experiences with dentists in the past so that was really encouraging. I would highly recommend Flymedi's services as they exceeded my expectations (:
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    Courtney Foster, United States
    star star Jul 2021
    Flymedi are amazing! Seriously they made going to the dentist not the worst experience in the world! I absolutely love the way my teeth look now, and I’m so happy I decided to go through with it as it was two trips to Turkey but totally worth it! I had to get a lot of work done actually as my teeth weren’t in the best shape, so I was quite scared, but the clinic was so clean and hygienic and the staff super professional. I had to get a tooth pulled, some implants done, and a complete set of crowns put in afterward. My smile has gone from being my worst nightmare to my best asset! Just so happy with how it all turned out!
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    د.عبدالرحمن الشريف, Ukraine
    star star Jun 2021
    Yana was an excellent coordinator together with Dr. Gabbar they we taking care for small details from beginning before we arrived and once we arrived we feel like we are at our second home My wife has long problems with her teeth and she feel the difference her with excellent service provided for her with minimal pain and her advice to any ones looking for best center in Ukraine for dental only one option ADONIS is your choice We are all happy as a family to be her in Ukraine and be experienced excellent service from all member in ADONIS THANKS To All ADONIS Dental Member
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    James TerHark, United Kingdom
    star star Jun 2021
    I have been to Ocean Dental several times to get work done. Root canal, implant, crowns. They are fabulous. Great friendly English speaking staff. Clean modern facility. AWESOME prices! 1/3 of what my local dentist was going to charge me. I highly recommend Ocean Dental.
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    George Bileci Malta, Turkey
    star star Nov 2020
    A very positive outcome, following my decision to pursue in having dental cosmetic surgery/treatment carried out in Turkey. Excellent advisory skills by Flymedi rep Abud. He was professional, well informed, and followed me up with total attention throughout the whole process. Last but not least, I thank Dr Ahmed Kumsan and his team at Infinity Smiles Dental Clinic for their commitment and professionalism. Highly recommended.
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    Alexander Sullivan, United Kingdom
    star star Nov 2020
    I was considering several different options, however Abud was by far the most committed and helpful of all the agents I'd been in discussions with. Everything was organised for me and I was guided throughout and if I was feeling apprehensive about anything or had any questions Abud was always on hand to answer my questions and give reassurances. I'm so happy with the results of my operation and I was left overwhelmed by how friendly and supportive everyone was throughout. If you're considering using flymedi then I can honestly say you'll be delighted with the service both before during and after your surgery.
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    Martin Gary, Canada
    star star Dec 2019
    My experience with Flymedi was awesome from start to finish. I had great service when booking my appointment, they got all the information from me and got me a great deal. I needed a full mouth of crowns and a few implants done as well so I was really happy to get such a good deal on this. The clinic was just as great. I had to come twice and wasn’t nervous at all the second time! Really happy with the outcome.
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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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    Jasmine, United States
    star star Nov 2018
    I visited the clinic 4 times in less than 2 weeks to have two crowns fitted. Ezgi made sure everything was okay. I paid 800tl for each crown. The crowns were made of Zirconia and the treatment went smoother, faster and was less painful than the other crown I had done in the USA. I believe it is of a better quality too. The technical equipment at the clinic is of a much better standard. Ezgi speaks good and fast English and my only challenge was to understand some of the technical terms she used as English is not my first language. I intend to use the clinic in the future, as they have proven their worth to me. Ezgi is a very capable dentist and she is very kind too. I felt safe all the way through the treatment and the end result was successful. I am very pleased with Ezgi's work and I can recommend her without hesitation!
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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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