Crowns are used:
- To attach a bridge
- When a filling would be too large to support function without breaking
- To protect a cracked or broken tooth
- To cover a tooth with a root canal
- For cosmetic enhancement
Today’s technology creates crowns made of porcelain that are natural looking in shape and color, leave no black edge at the gum line and can last 20-30 years. Metal crowns:
Crowns made of gold, silver or porcelain over metal, the standard for crowns for many years, are still occasionally used. Sunshine Smiles Dental Care strives to make crowns that look and feel like the real thing – a “natural” and bright smile.