A healthy and beautiful smile is considered an important asset all over the world. To achieve one, American adults are spending nearly 3 billion USD per year on cosmetic dentistry and the figure is increasing every year.
If you also dream about the perfect smile, but you have severely decayed or cracked teeth, your Burien dental solution might be called dental crowns.
A dental crown is a type of dental restoration that completely caps or encircles a tooth or dental implant. Crowns are often needed when a large cavity threatens the ongoing health of a tooth. They are typically bonded to the tooth using a dental cement. Crowns can be made from many materials, which are usually fabricated using indirect methods. Crowns are often used to improve the strength or appearance of teeth.
Depending on the material they are fabricated from, dental crowns are:
You might be a candidate for a dental crown, if you have:
Some of the top benefits of dental crowns include:
If you would like to know whether dental crowns are the right solution for you, you should contact a proven dental specialist, like Dr. Lee from Burien Dental Care. Dr. Lee will offer you a thorough examination and help you chose the best solution for your specific needs.
Did you know that the first dental crowns were created by Etruscans, 700 B.C.? As you can imagine, they were made from gold only.
The first porcelain dental crowns started being used in the mid-1800s and today are the most common type of dental crowns, also recommended from Burien Dental Care, due to their great functional and aesthetical benefits.