Custom Crowns

What are Custom Crowns?

Custom crowns restore the structure, strength, and appearance of teeth damaged by decay or wear. Depending on your dental needs and preferences, your custom crown can be made from porcelain, highly durable ceramic or gol.

Your custom crowns are designed to absorb impact. With a custom crown chewing function is fully restored. In most cases, we use tooth-colored materials for our custom crowns to match your smile.

Dr. Sarah Frahm and our dental team are trained to create same-day, custom crowns in our comfortable dental practice. This way, you can have a crown precisely placed in a single visit.

Read on to discover if custom crowns can restore tooth function and appearance.



With custom cosmetic crowns, Carmel area dentist Dr. Sarah Frahm can restore oral function and smile appearance in one visit.

If you need a custom made crown , you’re in luck because we use CEREC. It’s the latest in dental technology. With CEREC, you receive a custom crown, made of ceramic to precisely fit and match your tooth.

Using CEREC, we take a digital scan of your tooth or teeth to be crowned. Then, we use CAD/CAM technology to design a crown for each tooth that needs one. With our input, the CEREC machine creates a crown designed to fit your tooth. And, we always match the shade of your teeth. No one will know the difference between your crowned tooth and your natural teeth.

With our single-visit crown placements there is no more waiting. It’s a fast, easier, and more affordable way to crown teeth.


Our approach to care is comprehensive. Using strong porcelain or ceramic materials, Dr. Frahm can restore your teeth in a single appointment. A dental crown fits over your tooth to restore its

structure, strength your bite, improve the shape and size of your tooth, and enhance the appearance of your smile.

During each dental visit Dr. Frahm looks for indications of tooth decay and assesses your overall oral health. She may recommend dental crowns for treatment of dental issues, such as:

CEREC Technology

The strong porcelain materials of your crown allow your bite to function normally, and the aesthetic appeal of tooth-colored crowns leave your smile looking vibrant. Your satisfaction with your smile restoration results is our priority.

With the CEREC machine, Dr. Frahm makes custom crowns in our office during your appointment. She has received extensive post-doctoral training in creating custom crowns to restore your smile.

During your treatment, Dr. Frahm prepares your tooth for a crown. Then, she uses the state-of-the-art CEREC machine to image your tooth so that your custom-made crown fits precisely. Your crown is made in our office while you rest. You will not need to return for an additional appointment for placement.

Cerec Shot - Custom Crowns, Cosmetic Dentistry.

Contact Us

If you are ready to see how quickly and beautifully our custom crowns can transform your smile, please call 831-372-8011 today or contact Dr. Sarah Frahm. We serve patients in and around the communities of Monterey, Carmel, and Pebble Beach.

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