Poudre Valley Family Dental
A Great Dentist
  • “So glad that my husband and I have Dr. Gray and his staff for our dental care. We have been under Dr. Gray's care for minor and not-so-minor procedures for the past 2 years and have been very happy with the excellent, up-to-date dentistry and compassionate care. Dr. Gray's friendly and efficient office staff and dental assistants contribute to our confidence in what has been outstanding dental care.” - A

  • “Wonderful office and great experience! Everyone was so nice and knowledgeable and explained everything! Exactly what I was Looking for in a dentist!!” - A

  • “Always a pleasure to visit Dr. Gray's office. Cleanings are thorough and comfortable and the staff is friendly and professional. Desired appointments are easy to obtain and kept on time.” - D

  • “Poudre Valley Family Dental Rocks. They are always personable and friendly. The staff all call me by name when I walk in the door and they ask me about my family and work. I never feel rushed out the door, and yet they are always prompt and timely. It's like visiting with friends every 6 months. I highly recommend making these guys your dental team!” - E

Does it hurt to get a crown?

Most patients find that they do not experience any pain during the crown treatment process.  From the patient’s perspective, shaping  a tooth for a crown is very similar to having a filling placed.  Dr. Gray uses a deliberate and specific protocol including multiple types of anesthetic to numb the tooth.  This protocol is extremely effective and allows us to numb the tooth with minimal discomfort.  After shaping the tooth for the crown, we place a plastic temporary crown to protect the tooth while the permanent crown is made. Occasionally people will notice minor sensitivity to cold while they have the plastic temporary crown.  Once the permanent crown is cemented onto the tooth, it will feel like a natural tooth again.

Patient Testimonial:A very, very smooth process

Although getting a crown put on isn't my idea of a pleasant experience, Dr. Gray made it a very, very smooth process. I really like how Dr. Gray tells me ... Read More

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