A Crown Might Be Used to Address Many Dental Needs

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A crown essentially serves as a replacement for the enamel layer of a tooth. There are several different reasons why a All Stahr Dental PSC dentist might recommend restoring a tooth with a crown. Most commonly, crowns are used to address large areas of tooth decay where there is not enough healthy tooth enamel remaining to secure a filling.

This also holds true for a tooth that has been chipped or fractured. The damaged area of tooth enamel could quickly harbor bacteria and tooth decay resulting in a very serious cavity.

In other instances, you might have a tooth in your smile with imperfections like chips, stains, or past dental work. An unappealing tooth in your smile can often be restored with a porcelain crown.

Crowns made to be very durable, making them a good choice for premolars and molars that are called upon to grind and chew your food. If a premolar happens to be visible in your smile, then your dentist might recommend fitting it with a porcelain crown that is fused to a strong metal core.

If you have one or more teeth that need restoration for any reason, you should call All Stahr Dental PSC’s office in Lexington, Kentucky at 859.278.9391 to explore your treatment options.