The Hall Technique for stainless steel crown placement is a technique gaining favor amongst pediatric dentists in the U.S. after being used in Europe for decades.
The goal of using Hall crowns is to minimize invasiveness and potential trauma children might experience while at the dentist, largely by eliminating the need for local anesthesia "shots".
The Steps Our Dental Team Takes Using The Hall Technique
The Hall Technique involves placing a stainless steel dental crown over a baby tooth with a cavity so the crown covers the tooth entirely. Rather than drilling into the tooth and removing dental decay, we instead cover and seal the cavity with the crown.
The dental crown remains in place until your child eventually loses that particular baby tooth.
Our pediatric dentists use the Hall Technique without needing any local anesthetic, which makes the experience much more tolerable for children. Additionally, this technique relies on minimal, if any, removal of decay, allowing a child to skip the unpleasant use of needles and drills.
If you’re looking for a “children’s dentist near me” to treat your nervous child’s cavity, this method can allow for the treatment of very young or fearful children who would otherwise require deep sedation or general anesthesia.
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The Hall Technique is not always an option, but it may be right for your child and their situation. If you have any further questions, call our dental office today. We can't wait to hear from you.