A crown is like a hat that is fitted over the tooth. Crowns are used to restore badly broken down teeth; they can be made of gold, porcelain fused to gold or pure porcelain ( eg Emax , zirconia). Crowns are also used to improve the shape and colour of teeth.

Teeth that are heavily filled are more likely to break or fail and need larger fillings. This cycle of filling teeth continues until a crown becomes a better treatment option thus protecting what tooth you have remaining.

The different types of crown have different properties and we can advise on the best one for you.

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