Not every damaged tooth needs to be removed. A dental crown is an artificial tooth which covers a damaged but salvageable tooth. By the end of the process, a tooth fixed by a crown looks nearly the same as a natural tooth.
What are dental crowns for?
One of the most common uses for dental crowns is to strengthen a tooth which has had treatment done to it. They also help the appearance of surface damage and discoloration.
Dental crowns both improve the appearance and functionality of a smile. On one hand they strengthen the overall bite by strengthening the tooth. One the other hand, they cover up flaws and give our patients a huge confidence boost!
Dr. Dilber Sraon’s office provides a few different types of crowns.
Types Of Dental Crowns
Porcelain: For an all natural look and feel, a porcelain crown serves as the best option. With its biocompatibility, natural look and feel, and temperature resistance, porcelain is a popular option.
Gold: Not everyone’s cup of tea, but no one can deny it’s a classic. Preferred among people who don’t need the natural look. Our gold is highly durable, malleable, and temperature resistant.
Porcelain and gold: Combining the best of both gold and porcelain. The gold substructure gives it strength while porcelain gives it the look of natural teeth for those who don’t like the look of gold. Highly recommended for some back teeth.
You can schedule a consultation with our South San Jose office to learn more about Dental Crowns and other Cosmetic Dental Services. Please give us a call at 408.227.1404 or email us to schedule your visit!