Dental Crowns Near Me

Dental Crowns Near Me
Dental Crowns Near Me

Dental crowns can be made of resin, metal, or porcelain. Find a dental crown specialist near you.

What is a dental crown?

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap used by dentists for restorative purposes. The crown covers your entire tooth and hides cracks and breakages.

Why would you need a crown?

Crowns are used for different restorative purposes. You may need a dental crown to:

  • Hide a crack and prevent it from getting bigger
  • Strengthen a weak tooth
  • Restore a broken tooth
  • Hold a dental bridge in place
  • Cover a severely stained or discolored tooth
  • Protect a tooth that had a root canal treatment
  • Support a dental implant
Types of dental crowns

The type of crown you get depends on your preferences and advice from your dentist. Here are the popular types.

Resin crowns

These are generally less expensive but not as durable as other types. They are fragile and require gentle care.

Their average lifespan is 3 to 5 years.

Porcelain crowns

These look more like natural teeth than any other type. They resemble the appearance of tooth enamel.

Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns

As the name suggests, these combine the durability of metal and the natural look of porcelain to give you durable crowns that look more like natural teeth.

Pressed ceramic crowns

These are similar to porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns but instead of metal, they use ceramic. Dentists use pressed ceramic crowns on the front and back teeth.

Metal crowns

These are crowns made of gold, palladium, nickel, or chromium. They are long-lasting and strong enough to sustain hard biting and chewing.

Ready for a dental crown? If you suspect you are a candidate for dental crowns, talk to us today to schedule an appointment with a dental crown specialist.