Crowns at Dr. Alexis DMD

Depending on the type of treatment you have received for your dental problem, it might be necessary to:

  • Have your tooth restored to its original size and shape
  • Supply additional physical support for the treated tooth
  • Get a complete “makeover” on the affected tooth

 

For cases like these, a crown is the most logical option.

While inlays and onlays cover the chewing surface of the tooth and fillings fill in the empty interior space of the tooth, crowns completely cover every visible part of the tooth – which is why they are sometimes referred to as “caps.” A part of your tooth remains but is essentially “rebuilt” to resemble the tooth at its exterior best.

While porcelain crowns certainly can improve the look of a tooth or multiple teeth, it is recommended only in conjunction with prior repair of the tooth – not simply for cosmetic purposes.

Contact our office at 954-431-8300, or by email, for additional information and for answers to any questions you may have. Our experienced team can give you a thorough explanation of the treatment process and also schedule you for an consultation free of charge!