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What Is The Best Dental Crown For Me?

Posted on 10/10/2022 by Evan
What Is The Best Dental Crown For Me?Tooth injury, cavities, and gum disease can all lead to irreversible tooth damage. Treatment for the damage may include root canals, extensive filling, and dental implants. A dental crown is also required to restore a solid bite, allowing you to chew without experiencing pain and have an aesthetic smile.

What is a Dental Crown?

It is a cap that is encased over a broken or chipped tooth, to enhance the appearance and usability of the affected tooth. Crowns also provide an anchor for bridges, a stronger bite, a fix for discolored or misshapen teeth, and a boost to your confidence. Once you settle for crowns, there are various things to deliberate on when seeking desirable crowns.


Most people love a natural, bright and attractive smile. Therefore, you might want to consider the appearance of your dental crown. For this reason, you may want to go with gold crowns. Crowns made of composite often discolor over time after brushing and are not the best ones for your front teeth. Porcelain crowns, on the other hand, are the most popular and look natural.

The Cost

All-resin dental crowns are cost-effective even though the material wears quickly and can also fracture more easily than crowns made of other types of material. Also, when choosing the right crown bear in mind what types of crowns are covered under your insurance. Most crowns meant for cosmetic purposes are seldom covered.

Do you Grind Your Teeth?

Knowing your habits is important when it comes to selecting the right dental crown material. If you have a habit of grinding your teeth, you may want to avoid all porcelain or resin dental crowns and stick to the more durable metal dental crowns. If you are not sure what crowns to go with, don't worry, contact us today and we will lead you through the process of selecting the right dental crowns for you.

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