Dental Crowns

Restorative Dentistry

What is a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns encase your existing visible tooth like a cap and restores it to its original shape, size and appearance. A crown can make teeth stronger by providing support where there is little of the original tooth remaining due to a broken tooth or extensive cavity. It can be used to attach a bridge, protect a weaker tooth from breaking, or restore one that has already broken. A crown is also used to cover a dental implant or after a root canal treatment. Crowns, like bridges, can help to keep existing teeth from shifting in your mouth and provide stability for your bite.

Why is a Dental Crown Used?

There Are Many Different Kinds of Dental Crowns

Porcelain tends to be the most popular due to it matching the appearance of your natural teeth, and its high durability.  Contact your dentist to find out which one is best for you.

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