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Get the facts about dental crowns and what they can do for your smile.
Have you cracked, broken, or damaged a tooth? If so, a dental crown might be your solution. Our Atlanta, GA, dentist Dr. Mordena Sullen is dedicated to restoring patient’s smiles with beautiful, lifelike restorations including crowns. If you’ve ever wondered what a dental crown does for the health and esthetics of your smile, then you’ve come to the right place.
Why do I need a dental crown?
The reasons for a dental crown include:
- Preserving what’s left of the tooth’s natural structure after injury or decay
- Strengthening a weak tooth
- Protecting and preserving a tooth after a root canal
- Improving the shape, size, or color of a tooth
- Covering a dental implant
- Supporting a dental bridge and keeping it fixed in place
What are the benefits of a dental crown?
Our Atlanta, GA, cosmetic dentist Dr. Sullen prides herself on providing dental crowns and other restorations that look just like a real tooth. One of the main benefits of turning to our dental team here at MLK Dental Center is that crowns and other restorations are made from tooth-colored materials such as porcelain or ceramic, which mimic the look of real tooth enamel. This means that your dental crown will look just like the crowns of your natural teeth.
Along with the esthetic benefits of getting crowns from Dr. Sullen and her team, crowns also protect and maintain your own natural tooth, so you don’t have to have the tooth extracted and replaced with an artificial tooth. Instead, this provides patients with a more conservative approach to restorative dentistry. The goal is always to preserve your own natural teeth whenever possible.
Crowns will improve the function, durability, and longevity of your natural tooth so that you can confidently chew and eat whatever you want without worrying that your tooth will weaken or become damaged even further. Crowns make your tooth tough again so you can restore chewing function.
Dr. Sullen and her team at MLK Dental Center in Atlanta, GA, would be happy to discuss crowns and other restorative dentistry with you. If you’re concerned about the health of your smile, then call MLK Dental Center at (404) 752-7777. We make healthy smiles our priority!