JP Dental Hartford

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Dental Crowns

How can we help you?

At JP Dental, we pride ourselves on educating our patients about dental care so they can be an active participant in their own oral health care. As a patient, you have a right to be informed about your treatment. We make every effort to explain a procedure in enough detail for you to understand why it's important and how it can benefit your oral health.

But you may still have questions, and we've shared a few of those we hear most frequently. We're always here for you, so if you still need more information, please don't hesitate to contact our office.

Do you accept my insurance?

We accept many insurances and are happy to file your claims for your convenience. Please feel free to contact our office with your insurance questions and our knowledgeable Insurance Coordinator will be happy to assist you.

Currently, we work with the following:

Aetna PPO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Assuring Dental Employee Benefits
Cigna PPO
Delta Dental
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana Dental
Lincoln Financial Group
Meridian Health
Mutual of Omaha
Oxford Health Plans
Principal Financial Group
Reliance Standard
Sun Life Financial 
United Concordia
United HealthCare

If you have questions about any of our services, please don't hesitate to contact our Hartford, CT dental office today at JP Dental! Our dedicated team is looking forward to helping you achieve your dental goals. 

Dental Crowns

A live tooth can sense pressure when biting down. When pressure is felt, the nerve in the tooth sends a signal to the brain to open the mouth to prevent breaking the tooth. 

Once a tooth gets a root canal, there is no nerve ending. No nerve means no means of sensing the pressure. 

This is why in our dental office in Hartford CT we often see patient coming in with broken tooth that already had a root canal treatment done and broken. If the patient is lucky enough, we can save the tooth. But oftentimes, we pull the tooth out because the tooth is hopeless due to large fracture. 

It is very important to follow through till the end. When you get a root canal treatment done, you need to make sure you go through the 3 steps of root canal treatment, build up or post and core, and finally the crown. By receiving the crown, you can chew on hard food without fear of breaking the tooth. 

Call us at 860 525 2366 if you need a crown. 

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