There are various types of crowns that can be used for your teeth. This includes ceramic, resin, porcelain, and even stainless-steel crowns. There are pros and cons of each material used, and the use of each material typically depends on the reason that the crown is being applied to a tooth.
A dental crown is essentially a complete cap that is customized to one of your teeth and placed over the top of it to seal it completely.
The procedure that involves installing a dental crown commonly takes two visits to our office. At your first appointment, The dentist will examine your tooth to ensure that it can support a crown. They will then begin to file it down to prepare it for the crown. However, if it is damaged or broken, it may need to be built up before receiving a crown.
Dental crowns can be used to correct many dental issues. For example, a dental crown can be used to restore tooth integrity after a severe cavity or another type of damage including a traumatic injury. A dental crown can also be used in a cosmetic fashion by covering an unsightly tooth with a tooth-colored crown.
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