A crown is a cover or ‘cap’ that a dentist near you can put over a tooth. The crown basically restores the normal shape, size, and function of your tooth.
Dentist near Lake Forest says these are the following types of crowns available:
Preparing a tooth for a crown is not a big deal. Usually it requires two visits to the dentist. The initial step involves examining and preparing the tooth, the second and final visit involves placement of the permanent crown.
Dentist near Rancho Santa Margarita, CA says that temporary crowns as the name suggests is for temporary purposes so care must be taken.
Like any other procedure, dental crowns also can have problems like:
Onlays and 3/4 crowns are dental prostheses used to restore damaged teeth, particularly the cusps. They are made up of porcelain, composite resin or metal material and are molded to fit the exact shape of the damaged part of the tooth.
If taken proper care then dental crowns last for a lifetime or on an average for 5- 15 years.
Crowned tooth doesn’t require special care just maintain regular oral hygiene routine and eat balanced diet.
The type of crown you choose will decide the costing. Generally they cost around $800 – $1800.