A tooth that is irregularly shaped, stained, or broken can affect the appearance and health of your smile. Our dentist can help you with this problem tooth by capping it with a dental crown in Toledo, Ohio. This restoration is bonded over the visible surface of a tooth, changing its appearance and strengthening its structure. To see if you can benefit from a dental crown, call Dr. Michael O'Neill of Wildwood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry today.
A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gumline, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Dental crowns can be made of gold, porcelain or porcelain fused to metal; porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color and appearance of your teeth. Our dentist will help you determine which type of dental crown is right for your smile.
Your smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including to:
To find out whether a dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!