Dental Crowns

Crowns improve the appearance and strength of a tooth. This restorative dental procedure is one of the most commonly performed dental treatments on patients of all ages at our San Mateo location. At Dr. Joe Sheehy’s dental office we use high quality products and state of the art technology, that will be able to offer you crowns that are designed to withstand the test of time when properly done.

materials used for dental crowns

You can get a dental crown that is made of porcelain, metal, or ceramic at our San Mateo dental office. Our skilled staff will be focused on helping you achieve an aesthetically pleasing and healthy smile for life.


A crown is a tooth restoration that is implanted into your mouth with the use of a metal rod. During your first preparation for a crown, you will receive an examination and preparation for the tooth. Depending on your particular case, we may give you some X-rays to examine the roots of your tooth that will receive the crown.

After checking your dental X-rays, we can determine if any other conditions exist that may cause you problems during and after the procedure and Dr. Sheehy will give you his recommendations.

Our dental staff can inform you of how the crown is to be kept clean, the cost of the procedure, the problems that could develop, how to prepare your tooth for dental crowns, and much more. Call, schedule, and appointment to protect your dental health for life.

Call us to set an appointment or to receive a Free second opinion at Dr. Sheehy’s San Mateo Family Dental Care Office.


  • To protect a tooth that is weak from decay, to keep it from breaking, or to keep together parts of a tooth that is cracked
  • To keep a dental implant secure
  • To support & cover a tooth with a large filling when very little tooth is left
  • To restore a tooth that is severely worm or is already broken
  • To cover severely discolored or misshaped teeth
  • Coverage for a dental implant