The tooth can be divided into two basic parts – the root and the crown. A cemented restoration that partially or completely covers the outside of the clinical crown is referred to as a dental crown or cap.
There are many situations that require a tooth to be restored with a dental crown.Below is a list of the most common:
Dental crowns can be made out of a gold alloy, other metal alloys, stainless steel, allporcelain, composite resin or zirconia. There are advantages and disadvantage to all of the types of dental crowns. Visit Sunrise Dental Longview today and discuss your options with a dental professional.We offer convenient appointment hours to meet your busy schedule.
Dental crowns should last on average from 10 to 20 years. Dental crowns are still susceptible to fracture and cavities so it is important to continue treating them as you would your natural teeth. Regular dental checkups and daily good oral hygiene will help keep your smile healthy and happy.
The cost of dental crowns varies depending on the materials used, so contact a Sunrise Dental Longview professional today to discuss your options.We have friendly staff members available to help you understand your dental benefits and out of pocket costs for dental crowns.