A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom-made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gum line, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. While dental crowns may be made of several different materials, our office has chosen to use only crowns made of ceramic. Ceramic matches the natural color and appearance of your teeth, giving you a more aesthetic result so that you can feel confident in sharing your smile.
Your smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including:
To find out whether a ceramic dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!