When you have a damaged tooth, your dentist will strive to save it and protect it from further damage with dental restorations. A dental crown is one of those ways. Let A Dental Care in Houston take care of your dental restoration needs.
A dental crown is a tooth-colored “cap” that is designed to restore the size, strength, shape, and overall appearance of a damaged tooth. A permanent crown takes two weeks or more to be fabricated in a dental lab, so a temporary crown is used while you wait.
There are several reasons a crown is used:
A permanent crown is custom-made by a dental lab to fit perfectly and blend with natural teeth. The process usually takes a few weeks. Your dentist will typically place a temporary crown over the tooth while you wait.