Our dentist may recommend a dental crown if your tooth cannot be repaired by a simple dental filling. This allows our team to preserve as much of your tooth as possible and restore your smile. Contact Peachtree Dunwoody Dental Group at (770) 395-7057 to learn more about dental crowns in Atlanta, GA, and schedule an appointment with us.
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 gumline, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Dental crowns can be made of gold, porcelain or porcelain fused to metal; porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color and appearance of your teeth. Our dentists will help you determine which type of dental crown is right for your smile.
Your 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:
To find out whether a dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!