Crowns (Caps)

crowns.jpgA crown (or cap) is a dental restoration that covers the entire visible surface of an affected tooth. A crown is very durable so It is often used to replace a large filling to provide the tooth with additional strength and is used to improve the cosmetic appearance of teeth.

Although there are several types of crowns, porcelain are the most popular because they best resemble your natural teeth to provide a beautiful long-lasting smile. The itero digital scanner if often used to take a digital impression of the teeth and the tooth to be prepared for a crown. The scanner takes a series of images of your teeth, which is sent to a dental labfor the accurate fabrication of your crown.

We may recommend a crown for the following reasons:

  • To repair broken or fractured teeth
  • For cosmetic enhancement
  • To restore decayed teeth
  • To repair fractured fillings