What You Should Know About Dental Crowns

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Have you ever heard of a dental crown? If you have, do you know exactly how having a crown can help your smile? Similarly, do you know what benefits you can expect to enjoy if you decide on a crown?

As you may know, dental crowns—which are sometimes referred to as caps—are a restoration used to cover a cracked, broken, or weakened tooth. Crowns can also be used to finish other dental restorations such as implants or a bridge, or to cover a tooth that’s had root canal therapy.

Luckily, crowns are made to blend with your teeth. In other words, once a crown has been placed, you’ll be able to chew, speak, and eat comfortably once again. In fact, your crown should look and feel like a natural tooth. To accomplish this, our dentist will ensure that your crown will match the color and shape of your other teeth.

Fortunately, crowns are designed to be both attractive and functional. You see, if you have a broken or cracked tooth, you may struggle to chew and eat comfortably. Similarly, you could cause more damage to your tooth, which can leave your smile more vulnerable to infection.

If you’d like to learn more about dental crowns, or wonder if you need one, please don’t hesitate to contact Coyle Dentistry at 973-966-6555! Dr. Dennis Coyle and our team will be glad to answer any questions you have!