A crown, or a cap as they are sometimes called, is an artificial restoration that fits over the remaining part of a prepared tooth. This makes it strong and gives it the shape of a natural tooth.
Crowns are an ideal way to repair teeth that have been broken, or have been weakened by decay or a very large filling. A crown could be used for a number of other reasons, for example:
The teeth in my lower jaw were crowned in 2003. It took a day in the surgery, no pain, and it was affordable!
Three years on, and I’m delighted with the work. Thank you Rob for giving me back my smile.