A smile is a beautiful ornament that enhances your looks. For a perfect smile, you need to have flawless teeth. If you desire to have a smile that is your crowning glory, you need to take some dental treatments to improve your smile. Crowns are one of the most preferred and easy dental treatment to give strength and improve the teeth appearance. A crown is also called as a cap, an artificial restoration fitting over the leftover part of a prepared tooth, giving strength, shape, and appearance like the natural one.
It can also be used for attaching bridges, gives protection to a weak tooth from breaking. It is also a good way for covering a discolored tooth. It also improvises the alignment of the teeth.
Ceramic crowns or porcelain can be harmonized to the natural color of your teeth. Different other materials including metal alloys, ceramic, acrylic, gold, or a mix of any of it can be used for making the crowns. Every crown materials have their own advantages.
These are considered stronger than porcelain and are recommended for the back teeth. To make the teeth have a strong bond, Porcelain is bonded to a metal shell. This makes it more attractive and sturdy.
A professional dentist may recommend a crown for -
Protecting a feeble tooth from rupture
Restoring a huge filling when there is not adequate tooth remaining
Refurbish a fractured tooth
Cover a dental implant
Join a bridge
Coat a root canal treated tooth
Cover a poorly or discolored shaped tooth
It offers several benefits including –
- Natural appearance
- Stain resistant
- Color matching, soft yet durable