You may need a dental crown or tooth crown if you have a broken tooth needing support to hold it together, to cover a large filling, as part of a dental bridge, or if you have extreme tooth wear due to grinding.
A dental crown is also used to cover a dental implant or after a root canal treatment. Dental crowns can also be used as part of a cosmetic dentistry treatment to improve your smile and your confidence.
This procedure will save your old tooth, which prevents the deterioration of the jawbone and jaw line that brings problems as you age.
A dental crown is used to encase your existing visible tooth like a cap and restore it to its original shape, size, and appearance.
There are many different types of crowns, but porcelain tends to be the most popular due to its high durability and aesthetic appeal.
The Benefits of Porcelain Crowns
Porcelain Crowns serve many functions in dental restoration, including: