Dental Crown Overview
- A dental crown is a laboratory-produced restoration that envelopes the entire fractured or decayed tooth. The crown is cemented or bonded to the tooth for a natural appearance.
- When getting a dental crown, the tooth is reduced in size prior to placement.
- Dental crowns can be made of gold and other metals, resin, porcelain fused to metal, and all ceramic often made with CAD/CAM technology today.
- Crowns can achieve all of the aesthetic advantages of porcelain veneers.
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