When you learn that you need a dental crown to address a problem with your oral health, are you immediately relieved? Or, are you somewhat taken aback and worried about what this means for the future of your smile? Fortunately, if you feel any hesitation, we can quickly provide you with a long list of reasons to feel happy and confident about choosing to repair your damaged tooth. While we will be glad to offer a full explanation during your next visit, we encourage you to gather some inspiration right now by considering a few reasons to appreciate crowns.
Reason #1: You Can Keep Your Tooth
A dental crown in many cases will give you the opportunity to keep your tooth, rather than resorting to a dental extraction. Keeping your tooth intact and in place will save you time, effort, discomfort, and money in the long haul. You see, an extraction will leave your smile with an open space. Neglecting tooth loss can lead to jaw damage and misalignment. Replacing a tooth is costly. Saving your tooth is clearly the preferable choice.
Reason #2: They Look Good
We offer beautiful dental crowns. If you have been most concerned about what your smile will look like in the future, you can stop worrying. For visible teeth, we offer lifelike options, such as crowns composed of porcelain over a metal base (porcelain-fused-to-metal or PFM), zirconium crowns, or all-ceramic crowns. They will blend with your smile in dimension and color.
Reason #3: They Last
Your dental crown will simply become part of your smile. Rather than fretting over your tooth any longer, you can breathe a sigh of relief with the knowledge that the issue has been fixed and the crown will offer benefits for up to 15 years or more.