Dental crowns, also called ‘caps,’ are placed over damaged teeth to restore the size, shape, strength, and appearance of the teeth. Dental crowns are also an effective way to fill unsightly gaps, preserve tooth function, and restore your smile. At Dr. Linger’s office in Charlotte, NC, we offer dental crowns based on your specific needs, budget, and cosmetic preferences.
Dental crowns may be recommended to patients for a number of reasons, with the most common cause being an irreversibly damaged tooth. Only your dentist can evaluate the tooth in question and determine if you are a good candidate for a dental crown. A crown may be recommended for the following reasons:
If you’ve recently found out that you need a dental crown, you may be deciding what material to choose. It’s important to choose your crown material wisely, as the various types of crowns significantly differ in terms of strength, durability, appearance, and cost. The most common materials used for modern dental crowns include:
Dental crowns can help you attain a confident smile you’d be proud to display. For more information about dental crowns or to schedule a consultation, contact our office today.