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Dental Crown

The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line, although sometimes it is beneficial to keep the margins (edges) of the crown above the gum line to enable better cleaning.

  • To protect a weak tooth (i.e. from decay) from breaking or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth

  • To restore an already broken tooth or a tooth that has been severely worn down

  • To cover and support a tooth with a large filling when there isn't a lot of tooth left

  • To hold a dental bridge in place

  • To cover misshaped or severely discolored teeth

  • To cover misshaped or severely discolored teeth

  • To cover a dental implant

  • To make a cosmetic modification

A dental crown may be needed in the following situations:

Are prefabricated crowns that are used on permanent teeth primarily as a temporary measure.

Stainless steel crowns

It can be color matched to your adjacent teeth (unlike the metallic crowns).

Porcelain bonded (fused) to metal crowns

Provide the best natural color match than any other crown type and may be more suitable for people with metal allergies.

Zirconium (all Porcelain) Crowns

All porcelain dental crowns provide better natural color match than other crown type and may be more suitable for people with metal allergies.

Porcelain Jacket crowns, all-ceramic dental crowns (non-zirconium)

Metals used in crowns include gold alloy, other alloys (for example, palladium), or a base-metal alloy (for example, nickel or chromium).

Metal Crowns

Are less expensive than other crown types.

All resin dental crowns

Crowns

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630-377-8400