Dental crowns are fixed prosthetic devices applied to the visible part of the natural tooth. They are generally used to replace a missing tooth or strengthen a weakened tooth.
A crown can also improve the appearance, shape or alignment of the tooth. It can be placed on a dental implant to provide a tooth-like shape and structure for function.
Your dentist may recommend a dental crown for you during a dental appointment when:
If you want to use dental crowns to cover your stained teeth, check out this Ask a Dentist blog to learn more.
There are four types of materials used for dental crowns:
Dental crowns can last a lifetime, but they can fall off or come loose at times. To ensure your crown lasts for a long time, you must practice good oral health hygiene. Keep your teeth and gums healthy by brushing with fluoride toothpaste twice a day and flossing daily. Visit your dentist for regular checkups and cleanings to prevent further damage to your new crown.
At Dental Image Therapy Centres, we make our crowns in-clinic using computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology. This procedure can be done in a single appointment by our dental professionals.
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