The top portions of your teeth, which seem to rest on your gums, are known as your teeth crowns. Designed to mimic these visible parts of your teeth, a dental crown is a lifelike restoration that is placed completely over a tooth’s natural crown to protect and restore it. In many cases, dental crowns are recommended for teeth that are too damaged for a porcelain veneer to address, or that have received an especially large filling. Dental crowns can also replace lost teeth when placed on top of a single tooth implant, creating a highly lifelike replacement tooth that consists of a root as well as a crown.
If your dentist recommends placing a dental crown, then he will help you select the crown material that works best for you, such as:
For many patients, a dental crown can offer comprehensive, lifelike, and durable cosmetic and restorative results. To learn more, schedule a consultation by calling Lathrop Dental Center in Katy, TX, today at 832-437-3849. You can also request an appointment online by filling out our form here. We proudly serve patients from Katy, Fulshear, Weston Lakes, Simonton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Brookshire, Wallis, Orchard, Cypress, Sealy, Columbus, and all surrounding communities.