Dental Crowns: What You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns: What You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a ‘custom-shaped tooth-like cap that is used to hide large spaces that can’t be adjusted with simple fillings; it can also be applied if you have oddly shaped, badly stained, discolored, or damaged/broken teeth.

A lot of patients who come to us need dental crowns. In fact, it is one of the most common dental procedures due to its effectiveness and affordability.

Dental crowns help you hide unsightly features of your teeth and enhance the aesthetic appeal of your smile and overall personality.


Types Of Dental Crowns

There are several types of dental crowns. Common materials include

  • Porcelain
  • Zirconia
  • Metal

How Long Does a Dental Crown Last?

Dental crowns are said to last from 5 to 15 years depending upon how much you take care of them. You must make sure to take care of your oral health if you wish your dental crowns to last longer; this includes brushing and flossing daily and avoiding biting on hard surfaces.

Feel free to get in touch with us at Quintessence Family Dentistry if you have more questions about dental crowns or any other dental procedure.

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