Have you recently visited our office and learned that you need a dental crown? We want to encourage our patients who are in need of a dental crown to schedule their treatment as soon as possible. Delaying treatment can lead not only to discomfort, but also the need for more extensive treatments or even tooth loss. Have you been hesitant to schedule because you are unsure of what the treatment entails? Read on to learn more about this common dental treatment and why we may have recommended this treatment method.
Whether it’s from eating hard candy or sustaining a mouth injury, a cracked tooth is a common occurrence. While our teeth are generally strong, if the tooth had a small fracture or there was some decay present, this can compromise the tooth structure, increasing the chances of it cracking or breaking.