A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap on top of a damaged tooth that restores its strength, function, and look. It is a common fix for a tooth that is worn out, decayed, or weakened beyond repair, or just badly discolored. Learn here about a dental crown’s benefits, types, risks, cost and more.
A dental crown has definite benefits:
These benefits require you to care for the tooth cap as you should any other tooth.
Tooth crowns are largely of three types:
Onlays, inlays and 3/4 crowns are smaller variations of the above.
Dental crowns do pose some risks. Fortunately, the most common risks also admit simple solutions: