If your tooth has become broken, badly decayed or damaged in such a way that a filling, composite or porcelain veneer is not strong enough to support the tooth, then a crown may be recommended as the most suitable treatment option for you.
A crown, also known as a ‘cap’ is a protective cover fitted over the existing structure of a broken or damaged tooth to restore function and appearance. With advances in modern dental technology, all-ceramic crowns are proven to be as strong and durable as metal porcelain crowns and so they are able to offer patients the best of both worlds – a long lasting and natural looking solution.
With no black line at gum level and made to match your natural teeth in shape and colour, an all-ceramic crown is a natural looking restoration that can blend into the rest of your smile. Crowns can be the ideal treatment option for the following dental situations: