OFFICE CLOSURE: We are closing the office to non-emergency procedures from Tuesday, March 17th through Monday, April 13, pending future ADA recommendations. During the hours of 9:00 am-3:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, a staff member will be here to take your phone calls, schedule appointments, and assist patients who need to be seen. If you do have an emergency, please call our office at (505) 884-6408, and our staff will assist you.
Bowers & Oki Family Dentistry
  • What Our Patients Are Saying About Us

    "From the minute you walk in the door until you leave the office - a positive experience! Professional and hospitable. Highly recommend this practice" - L&GW

  • What Our Patients Are Saying About Us

    "As always, very excellent and professional service. We are very happy that Drs. Bowers and Oki took over this dental practice. We were patients of Dr. Cullen for so many years and were just happy to know that the same kind of professionalism is still with this office, with both the doctors, Mary, Cece and all the staff. Thanks" - Del

  • What Our Patients Are Saying About Us

    "Excellent dental care with a gentle, caring and professional approach. Be it a routine cleaning or repairing an old filling I have always felt comfortable and cared for. I wouldn't think of going anywhere else!" - P Gonzalez

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Dental Crowns (Caps)

How can we help you?

Dental Crowns (Caps)

Due to time, wear and trauma, our teeth can become weak or discolored. When a tooth is weakened it can be at high risk for breaking or experiencing further damage. In these cases, a crown is recommended to help protect the tooth from fracture and prevent tooth loss.  

Common situations resulting in a tooth being a candidate for a crown are:

  • Teeth with large cavities or large, older, fillings that are breaking down
  • Broken or cracked teeth, or teeth that have experienced trauma
  • Heavily worn teeth due to grinding or malocclusions (bad bites)
  • Teeth that are malformed or discolored
  • Teeth that have undergone root canal therapy
  • Those teeth experiencing cracked tooth syndrome
  • Patients with cosmetic concerns
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