Wilson, Greenville, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount, Raleigh & nearby areas

Mon, 11/18/2013

A dental crown is one of the most versatile tools a dentist has at his or her disposal. Depending upon your needs, a crown can improve your smile, treat a chipped tooth, or even replace missing teeth altogether. The Goldsboro general dentists at Boles, Ham, Dixon, & Boles have been restoring our patients’ smiles for over 35 years and we’re happy to answer your questions about dental crowns.

Dental crowns are caps that look like and are shaped like natural teeth. Dentists place them over existing teeth to improve their size, shape, and appearance. Crowns are used to treat many different conditions.

dental crown can:

  • Cover a tooth that has a large filling
  • Restore a broken or worn tooth
  • Repair a cracked tooth
  • Protect a tooth weakened by decay
  • Keep a dental bridge in place
  • Conceal a very stained tooth
  • Cap a dental implant

Crowns are available in a variety of materials. From ceramic and porcelain to gold and nickel alloys, there’s a dental crown for every patient’s unique needs.

If you live in the Goldsboro, North Carolina area and would like to learn more about how dental crowns can improve your smile and oral health, please contact the general dentists of Boles, Ham, Dixon, & Boles today, or call 252-291-2892, to schedule your initial consultation.