A Dental Crown (commonly known as cap) fully covers the tooth surface restoring it to its original shape and size. The crown provides protection and strength to the tooth structure that cannot be restored with conventional fillings or other types of restorations.
There are several types of crowns, Tumminia Dental, prefers all ceramic materials. The most commonly used ceramic crowns are highly durable and will last many years, providing that proper home care instructions are closely followed.
At Tumminia Dental crowns are sent out to a dental laboratory or made at our office. Indications that you may need a crown include: broken or fractured teeth, cosmetics, decay, broken or fractured fillings and teeth that had previous root canal therapy.