A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom-made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gumline, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Dental crowns can be made of gold, porcelain or porcelain fused to metal; porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color and appearance of your teeth. Our CEREC technology can even have you in and out of the office with a same day dental crown! Our dentist, Dr. Bob Johnson, will help you determine which type of dental crown is right for your smile.
Your smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including to:
Crowns are very durable and can last a lifetime if maintained correctly through good oral hygiene. Call Horizon Dental Care at 970-245-3633 to learn more about dental crowns in Grand Junction, Colorado, and make your appointment with Dr Bob Johnson.