Even with the best oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist, at some point in your life you may need a crown, especially if a tooth has been damaged due to a fracture. In other cases, teeth may be damaged due to decay or existing dental work has simply started to wear out.
A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth to cover it while restoring its shape, size, and strength – and, to improve its appearance.
The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line. Read more.