Dental Crowns

Fullerton Dentist CrownsA dental crown is often described as a cap that is placed over a tooth by a dentist for a number of reasons. A tooth weak from decay or that is cracking may need a crown to protect it. Dental Crowns can also support and protect teeth that may have a large amount of dental filling and does not have a lot of real tooth left. They can cover misshapen teeth or a dental implant. Dental crowns can be made from a variety of materials such as porcelain, metal, resin or ceramic. Once they are fully cemented in place, they cover the entire tooth that is above the gum line.