Dental crowns are one of the most commonly used dental restoration treatments available. They are incredibly flexible, being able to treat a large number of different dental issues, from the purely cosmetic to the structural. Here are some of the dental issues dental crowns can treat:
-You need to protect a weak tooth from tooth decay or from breaking.
-You need to restore a tooth that has been broken or worn down.
-You need to cover and support a tooth that has a large filling but doesn’t have enough tooth structure to hold it.
-You need to hold a dental bridge in its place.
-You need to disguise a tooth that is extremely misshapen or discolored.
-You need to cover a dental implant.
-You need to improve the appearance of your smile.
While dental crowns can’t really decay, the teeth they repair can. Keeping up on your good hygiene habits is incredibly important to keep your teeth healthy. Brush and floss your teeth every day, especially around the tooth with the crown, and be sure to come in for your dental exam and cleaning twice a year.
If you think crowns may be the answer to your cosmetic or restorative dentistry needs, call Midtown Dental today at 919-847-8074 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Seth Rumley in Raleigh, North Carolina.