How dental crowns can help your teeth and your smile
Dental crowns, also known as caps, are the perfect choice for you if you have teeth that are weakened from large, unsightly metal fillings. Metal fillings can actually weaken teeth and make them more prone to breaking. Thanks to new dental materials and techniques, dental crowns are a state-of-the-art treatment to strengthen your teeth. Not only do they strengthen your teeth, but they are also cosmetically beautiful, actually enhancing your smile. Your dentists John M. Murphy, DMD and Patrick J. Murphy, DMD at Murphy Dental Group, PLLC in Milton, Massachusetts want you to know why dental crowns are right for you.
Large, bulky, unsightly metal fillings used to be the common solution for restoring teeth; but metal fillings can actually work as a wedge in your tooth, so if you bite on something just right, you can shear off a portion of your tooth, along with the filling.
Your dentists at Murphy Dental Group, PLLC want you to know that when they place a crown on your tooth, the crown functions as “armor” protecting your tooth and shielding it from biting forces and trauma.
Dental crowns are right for you if you have teeth that are:
- Damaged and broken
- Treated with a root canal
- Worn down from aging
- Traumatized from a bad bite
Dental crowns might also be right for you if you want to restore your smile to greatness by rejuvenating aging, dull, yellow teeth. You can also cosmetically straighten your teeth by placing crowns on teeth that are crowded, uneven or crooked.
There are several types of dental crowns. They can be made from gold, porcelain and metal, or all-porcelain. Your dentists at Murphy Dental Group, PLLC prefer to use the total porcelain crowns, they are super strong and aesthetically beautiful. They look and feel like your own teeth.
Dental crowns are a great choice to strengthen your teeth, but they can also improve the look of your smile. You deserve a great smile, so don’t wait. Call your dentists at Murphy Dental Group PLLC in Milton, Massachusetts and find out more about why dental crowns are right for you. Call today!