One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is so damaged or decayed that a dental filling will not provide a sucessful restoration. 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. Dental crowns can be made of gold, porcelain fused to gold alloy, or porcelain fused to zirconium (which is the most common crown material today). Porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color of your teeth.
Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including:
To find out whether a dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!