To Crown or not to Crown?

November 8, 2017

Crowns are tooth-shaped “Caps” that go over your teeth to restore their shape and size. They are usually made in a special Laboratory by a technician, and sometimes on CAD systems. Crowns are like custom jewellery, made of precious metals and ceramic, they need to fit perfectly to give strength and longevity. Crowns should restore function and esthetics, maintain the integrity of the tooth and the arch. It is recommended to Crown your tooth if it is heavily restored or has cracks in the enamel or if the tooth is root filled. We also use Crowns to improve esthetics, improving…

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