A custom-made dental crown provides restorative and cosmetic benefits to your smile by completely covering the visible surface of a damaged tooth and altering its appearance. Dr. Robin Cropper can provide you with a beautiful, high-quality dental crown in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, to help you achieve your cosmetic goals. We welcome you to contact Dentistry For Today to schedule an appointment with our dentist.
A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gumline, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Dental crowns can be made of gold, porcelain or porcelain fused to metal; porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color and appearance of your teeth. Our dentist will help you determine which type of dental crown is right for your smile.
Your smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including to:
Protect a tooth following root canal treatment
Anchor and attach a dental bridge
Cover and complete a dental implant
Enhance the beauty of your smile
Improve a misshapen tooth
Strengthen a tooth that is fractured or weak
Support a large filling when little natural tooth structure remains
To find out whether a dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!