Dental crowns are lab made and tooth-shaped can be placed over a tooth. Your dentist prepares the tooth and takes an impression or digitally scan the final preparation to be sent to a dental laboratory. The dental crown is cemented into place on your tooth and it covers the visible portion of the tooth.
The average lifespan for a well-maintained dental crown could be years. However, when taken care of, it is common to see them last a life time.
The job of a crown is to protect a weak or broken tooth due to decay, from breaking further or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth.
Crowns are entirely made of porcelain material. Some ADVANTAGES are: Porcelain or ceramic crowns provide the best and most natural look. They match your surrounding teeth in shape, size, and colour, and are the best option for front teeth restorations