A dental crown, also called a dental cap, is a fairly simple restoration that is useful for several purposes. When a dental crown is needed, the crown is custom made to fit across the whole tooth and can be made from gold, porcelain or porcelain fused to metal. Many people prefer the porcelain crowns because they can be color matched to more easily blend in with your natural teeth. These crowns are useful in restoring your tooth to its original size and shape.
Our dentist can help you determine if a dental crown can help your smile. Dental crowns can be helpful for several restorative or even aesthetic purposes, including:
If you have a tooth that is suffering from decay or damage, a dental crown may be just the restoration you need to get back your full, healthy smile. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kimberly Stokes to see if a dental crown restoration can help your smile.