Dental crowns can be used for a variety of dental problems. providing a “cap” for a damaged, decayed or badly discolored tooth. Woodbridge restorative dentist Dr. Cavallo, DDS, MAGD often recommends the use of a dental crown after root canal therapy in an effort to save the natural tooth and maintain long term dental health.
Dental crowns can be made from different materials such as metal, porcelain, composite or a combination of these materials. The specific choice of material will depend on several factors and Dr. Cavallo can discuss your options with you to determine which is best for you. Porcelain and composite crowns are made to match your natural teeth to blend with your smile.
Dental crowns are durable and will last for many years with proper oral hygiene and routine dental care.