Dental CrownsAn Overview
Dr. Izadi and Dr. Rafat are general dentists near Hunt Valley, MD who restore structurally unsound teeth with dental crowns.
Whether you need to replace an existing restoration or have a tooth that needs a crown, the dentists at Valley Dental Health can create custom dental crowns that look and feel like natural teeth. We use a variety of materials for dental crowns including porcelain for a highly aesthetic, natural looking restoration.
A dental crown, sometimes called a tooth cap or tooth crown, is used to restore cracked teeth, crooked teeth, and teeth with cavities or tooth decay. The dental crown covers the entire tooth, like a cap, and is permanently cemented into place.
There are many materials that a dentist can choose from to create a dental crown. In most cases, Dr. Izadi and Dr. Rafat choose porcelain dental crowns because of their superior esthetics and long-term durability.
Benefits of Porcelain Dental Crowns
- Metal free – no discoloration along the gum like conventional metal dental caps
- Natural looking – porcelain dental crowns are made of fine layers of ceramic material, to mimic tooth enamel
- Long lasting – porcelain dental crowns are highly durable and stain resistant