Crowns are usually only given to adult patients and may be recommended if:
Occasionally a dentist may recommend a crown for infant/first teeth. This is usually because:
Dental crowns are an effective way of restoring damaged teeth so that you can continue to use your mouth, jaw, and teeth as you would normally. A dental crown can support and restore strength to a tooth that has:
The cosmetic benefits offered by dental crowns are another key reason why they are a popular choice of treatment. Crowns can improve the appearance of the teeth by:
Dental crowns have also been shown to last longer than any other type of dental restoration, including implants and fillings.
While thousands of dental crown procedures are performed across the country on a daily basis, there are still a few considerations that you should take into account before opting for this type of treatment: