Frequently Asked Questions

What is dental Crown?

To restore a tooth’s size, shape, strength, and look, a dental crown is a form of dental repair positioned over the tooth. A crown is a “cap” that completely encases the tooth’s visible surface above the gum line.

Why would one need a dental Crown?

One can select the option of putting a dental crown in the following conditions:

  • Dental decay
  • The tooth at the bottom is cracked
  • Large filling
  • Root-canal therapy
  • Cosmetic purposes
  • Dental implant
  • Support for a dental bridge
What is the average lifespan of a dental Crown?

The following factors can affect the duration:

  • Material
  • Quality
  • Oral hygiene
  • Wear and tear
  • Bite alignment
What are the disadvantages of putting Crown?
  • Cost
  • Preparation
  • Sensitivity
  • Decay
  • Fit issues
If I have a dental Crown, when should I call the dentist?
  • If you feel any discomfort or sensitivity.
  • If you feel the crown is shaky or moving when you speak or bite.
  • If the crown has any cracks or chips, report it.
  • If the gums near the crown start to hurt, swell, or become red.
  • If you smell or taste anything unpleasant coming from the crown.
subscribe drcure
subscribe drcure
Thanks for subscribing
Look out for our email. Follow our social pages