Is a cover or “cap” place over a tooth. The crown restores the tooth to its normal shape, size, and function. A crown can make the tooth stronger or improve the way it looks.
Reasons you may need a crown:
• You have a cavity that is too large for a filling.
• You have a tooth that is cracked, worn down, or otherwise weakened.
• You want to cover a discolored or badly shaped tooth and improve your smile.
Some of the benefits of include:
Restoring teeth to their natural shape and size.
Covering a dental implant.
Protecting a weak tooth from breaking or restoring a broken tooth.
Covering discolored teeth.
Holding a filling.