A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration 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 gumline, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. We recommend porcelain crowns because they are more translucent in color and can be matched to suit the natural shade and appearance of your teeth.
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:
To find out whether a porcelain dental crown is right for you, feel free to contact our team today at 702-463-8600. We also welcome you to schedule an appointment with Dr. Laurie Bloch-Johnson!