A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gum line, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Stainless steel crowns are commonly used for children, and we also offer white zirconia crowns for a natural-looking appearance. Our pediatric dentists will help you and your child determine which type of dental crown is right for your child's smile.
Your child's smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including:
To find out whether a dental crown is right for your child, we welcome you to contact us today!