Dental crowns (caps) are dental restorations that can repair teeth that have become badly decayed, discolored, broken, or that are misaligned. By completely enclosing the teeth, dental crowns restore the teeth to their former shape, size, and function. Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS may decide a crown is necessary if you have:
- Esthetic issues with your smile
- Broken/fractured teeth
- Decayed teeth
- Fractured fillings
- Large fillings
- Crooked teeth that you would like to reposition without braces
Crowns are used after a root canal treatment or to enhance the cosmetic appeal of a smile. While waiting to receive your dental crown, you will wear a temporary crown. After receiving your new, permanent crown, your smile and the function of your mouth will be improved. You will have a tooth that is more resistant to stains, holds its color, and is more difficult to chip or crack. To learn more about your restorative dental options, please give us a call today!