What Dental Crowns Can Do For Your Smile
By Padonia Dental Associates
November 25, 2020
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: Dental Crowns  

There’s a multitude of reasons why your dentist in Cockeysville, MD, Dr. Rodrigo Vallar, Dr. Ranju Bhasin, Dr. Richa Dutta, or Dr. Youngsook Chae, might recommend dental crowns. This typically includes stabilizing, restoring, or safeguarding a severely worn down or damaged tooth. Our dentists here at Padonia Dental Associates may likewise suggest a crown for enhancing your smile by modifying a tooth’s shape or size or topping an implant as part of a tooth restoration treatment.
 

Dental Crowns for Protection and Restoration
 

Crowns can bring back the functionality and look of a tooth that’s been significantly damaged by tooth decay, worn down, or has broken. They can also hold a broken tooth together to prevent it from breaking completely and safeguard it against further damage.
 

Additionally, they can be utilized for repairing teeth following a root canal treatment or endodontic therapy. This treatment, while vital to saving a tooth, commonly makes the tooth significantly weaker, structurally, and hence, more vulnerable to breaking. Placing a crown over the treated tooth may suffice to keep the tooth from further breakage.
 

Dental Crowns for Cosmetic Purposes
 

A dental crown provides a cap for encasing a significantly stained or otherwise damaged tooth. It can likewise be utilized for supporting and covering a tooth with a huge dental filling when just a portion of its natural structure is left intact. Crowns are also commonly used for enhancing the look of a tooth with an obvious dental filling and making it look more natural.
 

They’re also frequently used for covering dental implants, restoring the appearance of your smile and the function of your teeth. Dental crowns likewise aid in supporting and stabilizing other dental appliances like dentures and bridges.
 

Dental Crowns for Children
 

Your dentist in Cockeysville, MD, may likewise use a crown for your child’s primary in the following situations:

  • Saving an extremely decayed tooth that can’t support a dental filling
  • Reducing the frequency of anesthesia for a dental procedure
  • Protecting a tooth with an increased risk of developing cavities

In cases like these, dentists typically use stainless steel dental crowns since they’re more economical for temporary use.
 

For More Information or Questions About Dental Crowns, Contact Us

Arrange a consultation here at Padonia Dental Associates in Cockeysville, MD, with your dentist, Dr. Rodrigo Vallar, Dr. Ranju Bhasin, Dr. Richa Dutta, or Dr. Youngsook Chae, by dialing (410) 560-1400.

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