Why do patients get dental crowns? These devices can be used to protect, restore, support, replace, and improve the appearance of a variety of smiles! Click over to this Bel Air family dentistry infographic to get more details about dental crown functions.
Most dental crowns last between 5 and 10 years! Insurance typically covers replacement after 5 years. Take a look at this Tigard dentist infographic to learn more about dental crowns and to find out if they’re right for you.
Dentaltown - What can a dental crown do? • Repair broken or decayed teeth. • protect a weak tooth. • Replace a missing tooth (along with an implant). • Correct a misshapen tooth. • Beautify an unattractive tooth.
Porcelain crowns not only replicate the original tooth in terms of function, but can be designed to look like the original - or even better. When patients select a porcelain veneer for cosmetic reasons, they’re usually covering up the front portion of the tooth that has some esthetic flaw. A porcelain crown is thicker than a veneer.