Hatem Abdelhadi, DDS -  - Dentist

Hatem Abdelhadi, DDS

Dentist located in Rossmoor, Los Alamitos, CA

Crowns Specialist

Having missing or damaged teeth can get to be quite a nuisance for the average patient over time, but there are alternatives to the pain and discomfort. For example, you can choose to obtain crowns in Los Alamitos, California from Dr. Hatem Abdelhadi.
    1. "I am so glad that I don't have to dread going to the dentist anymore! Thank you."

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    1. "By far my best Dental experience. I couldn't believe how fast he fixed 2 of my molars."

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    1. "Dr. Hatem is AWESOME! I know I'm getting high quality dental care every time I go in. "

    2. Jenny J. Yelp

    1. "I drove far to visit this dentist and it was worth the drive!"

    2. Jacqie H. Yelp

Crowns Q & A

What are Crowns?

Dental crowns are caps that are placed directly over the top of a cracked or otherwise damaged tooth. This cap restores the tooth’s size and shape. To be fitted with a crown, a dentist will first have to prepare the specific tooth, which often means reducing it. The dentist will then take an impression that is sent to the lab for testing and measurements. The crown is thereafter created and fit into your mouth. Afterward, the dentist handling your procedure will make small notations on the color of the crown and its effect on your bite before sealing it into place.

What are Crowns Made Of?

Dental crowns can be made from any number of materials. Most commonly, certain metals such as gold are used, though dentists might also choose to use other materials such as porcelain and ceramic. All-resin crowns are also popular.

Temporary crowns will usually be made of acrylic or stainless steel.

What are the Benefits of Crowns?

There are a wide variety of benefits that come with dental crowns, including the following:

  • Keeps a cracked tooth from falling apart while also protecting weak, decayed teeth from breaking.
  • Restores teeth that have previously been worn away or broken down entirely.
  • Covers up dental implants.
  • Covers up discolored or malformed teeth.
  • Keeps a dental bridge securely in place.

How Do You Care for Crowns?

In general, dental crowns are good, long-term solutions to oral issues, but you should still be careful with what you eat at times.

Try to stay away from sticky foods that can pull at your crown.
Try chewing away from the crown.
Avoid hard foods, such as raw vegetables.

How Long Do Crowns Last?

How long a dental crown lasts depends mostly on how well you practice good oral hygiene. As such, you can expect it to last at least 5 years, though healthy habits can keep them looking good for 15-20 years.

Accepted Insurance

Please contact our office for further information on accepted Insurance coverage.

Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Blue Shield PPO
Cigna 1000
Cigna 1500
Delta Dental PPO
Delta Dental Premier
Dental Benefit Providers PPO
Guardian PPO
Maverst PPO
Metlife PPO
United Concordia PPO
United Healthcare

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Yelp reviews for doctors might seem unreliable - even restaurants reviews can be difficult to trust - but Dr. Hatem deserves every 5 star review."

    Mike L.
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    "Dr. Hatem is kind and gentle makes the whole experience a delight!! If you're looking for a new dentist or not loving your current dentist, book an appointment ASAP!"

    Jenny J.
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    "Dr. Hatem took the time to thoroughly explain the treatment I needed and took my budget into consideration when suggesting procedures."

    Jacqie H.
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    "My husband and I have been exceptionally pleased with the service by Dr Hatem and everyone in his office. The Dr is skilled and experienced, & also warm and friendly."

    Laurie B.
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    "My family and I will be coming here for all our dental needs for years to come! Come here if you need a family dentist that's good at what he does and is friendly."

    Ms. T.
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    "Dr. Hatem and Staff has provided a personal and professional service to me and my family. They are honest and upfront about the services provided."

    Mike O.
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    "Honestly, finding the right dentist is crucial, and I am thrilled to have found Dr. Hatem! I highly recommend him and his extremely helpful staff to anyone."

    Chloe W.
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    "Dr. Hatem is one of the best dentists I've ever seen. A Master of his craft. I'm so glad my husband and I go to him."

    Carrie R.
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    "I had no idea who to see so I turned to yelp and now I see why Dr. Hatem has so many great reviews. I'm so grateful for the positive experience at this office."

    Alicia A.
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    "Dr. Hatem is the coolest dentist I have ever meet. Somehow I felt very calm and comfortable at the dentists office for the very first time in my life. "

    Joshua B.
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    "Dr. Hatem is awesome! He's knowledgeable, thorough, gentle and a great communicator! I highly recommend this place!"

    JB C.
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    "Great work done by Dr. Hatem and his staff. To call your patient to see how he's doing is a courtesy not seen these days. Thank you all in Dr. Hatem's office."

    Masoud E.
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    "This will be our family dentist for years to come. Thank you Dr. Hatem!!"

    Phil P.
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    "I highly recommend Dr. Hatem to any person who is experiencing tooth problems, or is afraid of going to dentists. He is so friendly, gentle, and highly intelliegent."

    Rob O.
Hatem Abdelhadi, DDS
3532 Howard Avenue, Suite 101

Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Phone: 562-349-1601
Fax: 562-626-8144
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