Saving Your Tooth in Three Steps: Dental Crowns
Your teeth are durable and designed to withstand a good deal of wear and tear. But they are not indestructible, and years of use, decay, neglect, and grinding habits can all lead to damage that is too severe to be resolved with a simple dental filling.
In this case, your dentist will recommend a porcelain dental crown to save the tooth by strengthening and protecting it from further damage. Single crowns are the most common restorative dental procedure, so you could say we have the process down to an efficient science!
Step One: Preparing Your Tooth
The first step in the process is to prepare your natural tooth to receive the crown. ...