Repair a broken or cracked tooth.
What are crowns?
Sometimes due to decay or fracture, the top of the tooth must be covered.
Essentially, a crown is a replica of the top part of your tooth which strengthens and protects the rest of your tooth.
Are crowns right for you?
If you’ve cracked your tooth, you’re likely going to need a crown.
However, there may be alternatives to a crown. Sometimes a large filling or onlay can suffice. But it’s best to discuss the options with your dentist.
What types of crowns are there?
Crowns are made from about 7 or 8 major types of materials, including ceramic, metal, porcelain, resin, zirconia, and hybrids. They all have advantages and disadvantages.
During your visit, we will discuss the benefits and disadvantages and find an option that works for your specific case.
How long does a crown take?
In general, a porcelain crown will take 2 visits, and maybe a total of 2-3 hours.
How much do crowns cost?
Depending on the type of crown used, they can run from $600 to $2000.