Sometimes, a tooth can become severely decayed or crack due to injury; in these cases, Dr. Preston may recommend restoring the tooth with a new dental crown. At Preston Prosthodontics, we create custom-designed dental crowns available in both porcelain and gold. For more information, we invite you to contact Dr. Preston today. We look forward to helping restore your terrific smile!
Dental crowns, or caps, are restorations that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom-made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gum line, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color and appearance of your teeth, while gold crowns are durable and more affordable. Our prosthodontists will help you determine which type of dental crown is right for your smile.
Your smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including:
To find out whether a dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!