Crowns or caps are tooth-shaped covers placed over teeth that are badly damaged. One of the reasons why people have caps installed is because a tooth has been so severely damaged that a regular tooth filling will no longer suffice. They are also used to improve a tooth’s appearance and used to cover misshapen or badly discolored teeth.
Crowns can be made of metal, zirconia, porcelain fused to metal or zirconia or ceramic. Like any other dental fixture, crowns need to be cleaned regularly. Every Daytona Beach dentist would agree that the key to maintaining a crown is in remembering these basic steps. Continue reading