A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that encases a tooth to restore the tooth to its original shape, size and strength as well as to improve the overall appearance. Even when damage to a tooth is extreme, we can use ceramic crowns to complete your smile and restore a functional bite. This is a reliable technique for repairing the most severe dental problems, even permanently replacing missing teeth.
Uses for Dental Crowns
- Protecting a weak or cracked tooth
- Restore a broken tooth
- To cover large filling
- To hold a dental bridge in place
- To cover misshapen or discolored teeth
- To cover a dental implant
How long do dental crowns last?
Dental crowns are used for a long-lasting correction of major dental problems. The majority our crowns are made by a cad-cam process and are stronger and much more aesthetic than crowns made in the past. With good home care, dental crowns typically last 20 to 30 years.
What are the capabilities of dental crowns?
Dental crown and bridgework is a very reliable solution for major dental problems caused by diseases or accidents. Major problems can usually be corrected using these techniques. Where accidental damage has occurred, resulting in lost teeth, or where teeth have broken away through excessive wear, or as the result of old fillings breaking, crowns and/or bridges be used as a long-term solution.