Our Los Altos Dentists can offer dental crown restorations for patients who have teeth that need more protection and reinforcement than a filling can provide. Think of a dental crown as a way to protect a badly damaged tooth, a kind of armor for weakened enamel.
The Purpose of Dental Crowns
Dental Crowns are most often used to restore strength and functionality to a compromised tooth. They are frequently placed on teeth that have been treated with a root canal, or on Dental Implants. In the dental bridge procedure, crowns are used to anchor a false tooth to the teeth on either side of a missing tooth. A crown may also be used for cosmetic reasons to hide flaws like chips, cracks, or discoloration. Our Los Altos Dentists perform crown restoration work, helping patients with worn or outdated crowns improve their appearance and function.
No matter what the reason, dental crowns are a great way to improve self-confidence and help patients become proud to show off their smiles. With advanced, lifelike dental crown materials, we are able to ensure your dental crown is indistinguishable from other teeth.