The best way to maintain a healthy smile is by having a wealth of knowledge regarding the most common dental procedures and their benefits.
That is why Coronado Family Dental aims to take the reins when it comes to dental education since our patients are part of our family, and their oral health is our number one priority.
With this in mind, here's everything you need to know about dental crowns and the many benefits they present.
Dental crowns are designed as prostheses that can be attached to a tooth, or an implant post.
It attaches to the tooth so that it cannot be removed from it, unlike dentures. If ever needed, a dentist can remove a dental crown from the implant site.
The main role of dental crowns is to cover and protect teeth that have suffered from decay, for example.
Dental crowns can also be placed over a dental implant.
Most often, patients who need a dental crown suffer from the following conditions:
Fortunately, there is a wide range of dental crowns from which you can choose:
The lifespan of a dental crown will depend on the type of material it is made of and the patient's lifestyle.
In general, dental crowns can survive for 5 to 15 years.
Also, proper oral hygiene can radically extend the life of a dental crown.
We hope that all this information will be useful to you and will help you make the right choice.
If you want to seek the advice of a dental crowns expert, Dr. Becky Chiem is looking forward to answering any questions you may have. All you have to do is contact us, and we'll take care of the rest.