A dental crown (also known as a cap) is meant to fully cover a damaged tooth, improving its overall appearance as well as strengthening it. It can be made of different materials (though porcelain is the most popular) and are cemented onto a tooth.
Crowns can be used to:
The placement of a crown over a tooth usually takes two dentist visits.
Dental crowns can last 5-15 years depending on wear-and-tear, your oral hygiene habits, and your personal mouth-related habits such as grinding your teeth or biting your nails. To see if dental crowns are the best treatment option for your case, book an appointment with one of our Pearland or Pasadena locations today!
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