Dental Crowns & Caps in Peralta, NM

The terms dental crowns and caps are synonymous. If dental decay, cracked fillings, root canals, clenching, or grinding the teeth have caused extensive damage to the underlying tooth structure a dental filling may not be a sufficient restoration. The only way to completely restore the cosmetic appearance and function of this tooth is often full coverage with a dental crown. The good news is that a completed dental crown looks and feels like a natural tooth.

Dental Crown

In addition to restoring a single natural tooth, crowns can be used in other situations including being the supporting ends of a dental bridge, covering dental implants, or as coverage for a cracked tooth to prevent further breakdown.
A crown may also be indicated when a discolored or stained tooth needs to be restored to its natural appearance.
Crowns can be made of either porcelain baked onto a metal substrate, all-porcelain, or many of the new ceramic materials that have been developed.


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