3 Reasons We Might Recommend a Crown
Dental crowns, also called “caps,” are one of the most versatile restorations available. Crowns have been successfully used for decades to protect damaged or decayed teeth. Today, with the availability of esthetic materials like porcelain, crowns can also be used for cosmetic purposes, such as changing the shape of a tooth.
Your dentist may recommend a crown for any one of a number of reasons, but here are the 3 most common uses for dental crowns:
- Protect a damaged tooth – Sometimes, a tooth is so damaged that a simple filling isn’t enough to do the job. In this case, your dentist would recommend a crown provide protection and restore ...