What is a dental crown?

A crown is a versatile dental restoration that can be used for a number of purposes and is commonly used to restore a tooth that is seriously damaged or decayed. The dental crown is custom made to match the original shape and size of your natural tooth, restoring the function, health, and appearance of your smile. A crown is designed to entirely cover the damaged tooth, starting at the gums, for a complete, effective restoration. Dental crowns can be created from a variety of durable materials, including gold, porcelain, and porcelain fused to metal. When properly cared for, a dental crown in [city], [state] can successfully restore your smile for many years.

Do I need a dental crown?

Dr. [doctor_name] may suggest a crown for your smile in order to:

  • Cover a dental implant
  • Enhance the beauty of your smile
  • Restore a significantly damaged or decayed tooth
  • Seal and protect a tooth after root canal therapy
  • Strengthen a tooth that is fractured or weakened

In most cases, our experienced dentist can complete your permanent crown in only two pleasant visits to [practice_name]. We invite you to call or visit us today to learn more about the benefits and uses of dental crowns. We are eager to care for you!