Dental Crowns and Cosmetic Dentistry
Most people are aware of the use of dental crowns to repair a back molar that has been compromised by a large filling. Over the years, the filling—especially metal fillings, or amalgams—begins to fail and the tooth can develop hairline fractures. Because too much of the tooth structure has already been removed, the only option to preserve the tooth is a dental crown. Dental crowns are also used in our West Chester OH practice to strengthen a tooth that has been weakened by a root canal.
But dental crowns are also used for cosmetic reasons.
Cosmetic Uses for Dental Crowns
If a tooth is discolored and resistant to teeth whitening, a dental ...