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By Rochester Dental
April 06, 2021
Category: Oral Health
Tags: Dental Crowns  

Damaged teeth can cause pain and discomfort. Additionally, they might be too weak or worn down to perform regular biting and chewing functions. Fortunately, there is a solution. Damaged teeth can be strengthened and restored with dental crowns, which are protective caps that give teeth a strong, new exterior. Dr. William Carmody and Dr. Debra Halsey, the skilled dentists at Rochester Dental in Troy, MI, can strengthen damaged teeth and restore normal functioning with dental crowns.

What are Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns are hollow shells or caps that are placed over damaged teeth to strengthen and protect them. The exterior of a dental crown looks just like a natural tooth so they blend right in with the rest of your smile. Additionally, many dental crowns are made from a material such as ceramic or porcelain that closely resembles the appearance of natural tooth enamel. Each dental crown is also custom-made for the best possible fit.

Since the natural tooth is completely encapsulated inside, the dental crown gives it a strong, new exterior so it can handle the force of biting and chewing food. Damaged teeth can sometimes be too weak to perform these functions, but dental crowns strengthen them and restore functioning. In addition to strengthening damaged teeth, dental crowns also protect them from sustaining further damage.

A primary purpose of dental crowns is strengthening damaged teeth. However, they can also dramatically improve the appearance of teeth with cosmetic issues by concealing imperfections within the crown. The appearance of teeth that are chipped, cracked, stained, discolored, or misshaped can be enhanced with dental crowns. The experienced dentists at our office in Troy can strengthen or improve the appearance of your teeth with dental crowns.

Benefits of Dental Crowns

There are several benefits associated with dental crowns, such as being durable and long-lasting. Some of the major benefits of dental crowns include:

  • Strengthening damaged teeth
  • Protecting teeth from additional damage
  • Restoring biting and chewing functions
  • Improving the appearance of teeth with cosmetic issues
  • Blending in with the rest of your smile since they look completely natural

Dental crowns strengthen teeth and restore normal functioning. They also transform the look of teeth with various cosmetic flaws. To learn more about dental crowns and how they can help your smile, schedule an appointment with Dr. Carmody or Dr. Halsey, our exceptional dentists, by calling Rochester Dental in Troy, MI, at (248) 528-0700.