3 Surprising Ways We Use Dental Crowns to Improve Your Smile
Most people know that a dental crown is used to protect a tooth and restore its strength. But today, dentists often use natural-looking porcelain crowns to correct certain aesthetic flaws as well.
Modern Materials Change the Way We Use Crowns
Think of a crown as a helmet for a damaged tooth; the crown absorbs chewing forces to restore function and protect the tooth from further damage.
In the past, limited materials were available for creating natural-looking crowns, so they were considered to be purely functional. Today, however, we have access to state-of-the-art materials like porcelain and zirconia that closely resemble the appearance of dental enamel and looks natural.
Since the finished crown blends seamlessly ...