Often teeth can become worn down or lose their shape over time. That is because teeth are used every day from chewing to smiling and that can take its toll. Dental crowns are caps that can be placed over teeth to help improve its looks, restore its use, or even help it regain its shapes. Dental crowns can be cosmetic or necessary. Legacy Dental Care provides dental crowns for those whose teeth need a little pick-me-up.
Crowns ultimately cover and conceal the whole tooth all the way to the gum line. That way all you can see or use is the dental crown.
There are a few reasons one may need a dental crown.
Crowns can be made of multiple substances. This includes ceramic, porcelain, composite resin, or even metal alloys. What type of crown you receive depends on what you need the crown for as they all have different strengths and uses.
What dentists at Legacy Dental Care think about when deciding which material to use: