What is a crown?
Patient B above, had old fashioned metal based crowns and was not happy with them as he felt they made him look old. The patients crowns were replaced with porcelain based crowns, 8 crowns at the top and 4 at the bottom resulting in younger and fresher looking teeth.
Why would a Dentist recommend this treatment?
To protect a weak tooth from fracturing
To cover a discoloured or misshapen tooth
To restore a fractured or severely worn down tooth
To protect a tooth that has had rood canal treatment
To protect and support a tooth with a large filling when there isn’t a lot of tooth left