A dental crown is a permanent covering that is cemented over a tooth in order to restore its strength and improve its appearance.
Crowns can be placed over weak or fractured teeth to prevent further damage.
They are also used to support large fillings and to protect a tooth following root canal surgery.
We would normally recommend a crown if your tooth is too damaged to support a filling, or if it is cracked or broken.
With good hygiene and dental care, crowns can last for years.
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