What are dental crowns?
As we age, many of us find ourselves with teeth that are no longer structurally sound. Teeth that are heavily filled, that have old restorations, decay underneath a filling, root canal treated teeth, teeth with chipping or cracking of the enamel are all factors that can lead to large defects in a tooth’s surface. When the entire outer surface of the tooth is a problem, but the root system is sound, a crown might be called for. [Read more…]