Dental Crowns Near Me in Westpark, Woodbridge, Irvine 92604
Dental Crowns Near Me
Dental crowns can be made of resin, metal, or porcelain. Find a
dental crown specialist near you.
What is a dental crown?
A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap used by dentists for restorative
purposes. The crown covers your entire tooth and hides cracks and
Why would you need a crown?
Crowns are used for different restorative purposes. You may need a
dental crown to:
Hide a crack and prevent it from getting bigger
Strengthen a weak tooth
Restore a broken tooth
Hold a dental bridge in place
Cover a severely stained or discolored tooth
Protect a tooth that had a root canal treatment
Support a dental implant
Types of dental crowns
The type of crown you get depends on your preferences and advice from
your dentist. Here are the popular types.
These are generally less expensive but not as durable as other types.
They are fragile and require gentle care.
Their average lifespan is 3 to 5 years.
These look more like natural teeth than any other type. They resemble
the appearance of tooth enamel.
Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns
As the name suggests, these combine the durability of metal and the
natural look of porcelain to give you durable crowns that look more like
Pressed ceramic crowns
These are similar to porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns but
instead of metal, they use ceramic. Dentists use pressed ceramic crowns
on the front and back teeth.
These are crowns made of gold, palladium, nickel, or chromium. They
are long-lasting and strong enough to sustain hard biting and
Ready for a dental crown? If you suspect you are a candidate for
dental crowns, talk to us today to schedule an appointment with a dental