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What are the disadvantages of dental crowns?

When it comes to dental crowns in Huntsville, AL, the benefits far outweigh the disadvantages. For example, a dental crown is often the only thing preventing extraction or loss of a damaged tooth. In addition, the crown restores your bite and protects the vulnerable tooth underneath.

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cover customized to look like your natural teeth. Your dentist cements this crown over a tooth that has been treated (removal of old filling material and jagged bits). When the crown is in place, it protects your tooth, but there are other advantages as well.

A dental crown:

  • Conceals tooth flaws
  • Tops a dental implant
  • Anchors a dental bridge

When you consider the many advantages of the dental crown, it’s challenging to find the drawbacks.

One disadvantage may be that dental crowns do not last forever. Eventually, you may need to repair or replace your crown. However, in some cases, crowns have lasted for decades. Also, your dentist may need to remove a bit of healthy enamel to fit a crown over a treated tooth, which can be seen as a disadvantage.  

For Quality Dental Crowns, Contact Your Huntsville, AL, Dentist

We are proud to offer CEREC same-day crowns in Huntsville. This means no waiting weeks for a final restoration. To get started or if you have questions, give us a call.

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