Are Dental Crowns Worth It? | Walnut Creek Dentist

When your dental professional tells you that a dental crown to restore your smile, think of these advantages before you say no to this dental procedure. A dental crown is a cap placed over a tooth to restore its strength and appearance. But besides the restorative purposes, crowns have several uses, such as protecting weak or broken teeth, cover a large filling or help support a dental bridge. But that’s not all…

Natural-looking. Porcelain and composite crowns have the look and feel of natural teeth, no one will ever know the difference.

Durable. Even with a renewed smile, dental hygiene is important. If taken care of properly, crowns can last up to fifteen years.

Stain-resistant. Your dental crowns will be composed of porcelain, so staining will not be an issue.

Cosmetic. Improve the look of broken, cracked or discolored teeth.

Non-slipping. Dental crowns are cemented or anchored in place, unlike dentures.

Protection. While you shouldn’t neglect your teeth, dental crowns protect those tooth from further decay.

Restorative. When you have missing or damaged teeth, it can affect your bite, speech and overall look. A crown can restore full function of your damaged tooth.

Comfort. Unlike wearing partial dentures, dental crowns are stable inside your mouth and will not irritate your gums.

Speech. Missing teeth and dentures can affect speech. Crowns replace the missing teeth and do not slip around, making speech sound clearer.

Confidence. Damaged, discolored or missing teeth causes confidence issues. The use of dental crowns will help make your smile beautiful again.

For more information about dental crowns, call Drs. Barmby and Frick in Walnut Creek, CA at 9255-934-5526 or visit

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