What Are Dental Crowns?
Dental crowns are a secure way to fill gaps and help restore your smile if you have missing or damaged teeth. It is a “cap” that can be put on a tooth. A crown can also help you bite and chew better, which can positively impact other systems in your body, such as a your digestive system.
Crowns are an excellent choice when recreating the form and function of a damaged tooth. It restores your tooth to its normal shape, size and function, making your tooth stronger. Crowns are also designed to create an even better aesthetic appearance.
When is a dental crown needed?
There are a variety of situations that require a tooth to be restored with a dental crown. The following are the most common:
- Large Filling
- Root Canal
- Cracked Tooth
- Broken Cusps
- Excessive Wear of Teeth
- Undesirable appearance of teeth
What are crowns made of?
Crowns are made from several types of materials. Metal alloys, ceramics, porcelain, composite resin, or combinations of these materials may be used. In the process of making a crown, the material often is colored to blend in with your natural teeth.
How to care for a crown?
Caring for a crown is very simple. Just continue with your regular brushing and flossing routine using non-abrasive fluoride toothpaste.
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