ATTENTION!!

Dental Office Closure Notice.

Dear Patients,
In response to the current COVID-19 public health crisis with the executive order by Governor Whitmer and out of an abundance of caution, we have made the decision to close our dental office beginning March 18 2020, until the tentative date of April 6th, 2020. The health and safety of our patients and staff are always our top priority. We believe that taking this step now is in the best interest of all. We ask that if you have a TRUE DENTAL EMERGENCY and are a patient of record, you may leave a message on our office answering machine at (248)661-8700. Messages will be checked.
Or you may text with your name, brief message and contact number to our after hours emergency number 586-246-4072.

We apologize for the inconvenience this poses to you and your family, and we appreciate your understanding.

Sincerely,
Dr. Richard S. Bernstein & Staff
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Does Farmington Hills area dentist offer same day dental crowns for patients?


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Crowns are commonly used for patients in the Farmington Hills area who have experienced trauma or damage to their smile. Other patients may just be faced with natural imperfections that they want to cover. This is why we offer many necessary and elective restorations such as veneers and crowns in our practice. Dr. Richard S. Bernstein, is committed to providing a wide range of services to new and existing patients in his practice.

One common restoration used in dentistry is a dental crown. A dental crown is also referred to as a “cap” and is made of ceramic. It is bonded over a tooth to offer it an extra layer of protection. If damage occurs, it will break the crown before it breaks the tooth, ensuring patients do not lose their permanent structure. Dental crowns are typically used to cover a tooth that has experienced excessive damage from tooth decay, has had endodontic therapy performed on it, or has been broken due to injury. Dr. Richard S. Bernstein may also place a dental crown over the abutment of a dental implant to replace a missing tooth.

Richard S. Bernstein, DDS does not offer same day crowns, but this doesn’t mean the process isn’t relatively quick. The first appointment is the preparation of the tooth. This means that the dentist will file down the tooth to remove a portion of the enamel. This ensures the cap can fit the tooth without adding bulk. Then, impressions are made and sent off to a ceramist, while a provisional dental crown is placed on top to cover the tooth until the final restoration comes in. This typically occurs within a week, during which patients return to the dental practice for the bonding of their permanent crown.

Dental crowns are popular in dentistry because they are beautiful, durable, and can provide protection needed to maintain a healthy smile. Patients who are located in or around the Farmington Hills area are welcome to contact the practice of Dr. Richard S. Bernstein to learn about the advantages of using dental crowns.
Dr. Richard Bernstein

Richard S. Bernstein D.D.S

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With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Bernstein is a renowned cosmetic dentist and is passionate about providing the best for his patients, making him a respected pillar of trust amongst his community. He possesses a Masters in Biochemistry - WSU School of Medicine, and a Doctorate in Dental Surgery - University of Detroit.He is presently a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, and a Diplomate in the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry (ABAD) to name a few.



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