By Stiles Family Dentistry
May 29, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: dental crowns  

How dental crowns from your dentists in Salem, NH, can rebuild your smile

Dental crowns can save your smile, restoring both the beauty and the functionality of your smile. Modern dental crown materials are natural-looking and strong, making them perfect for any smile! Read on to learn how Dr. Nicholas Papapetros, Dr. Jhon O. Giraldo, and Dr. Paul F. Masterson at Stiles Family Dentistry in Salem, NH, offer dental crowns to rebuild and restore your smile!

More about crowns

If you have teeth that are badly damaged and have lost a significant amount of their structure, chances are fillings alone won’t do the job—dental crownsyou're going to need dental crowns to restore your whole smile.

You need dental crowns if you have teeth that are:

  • Badly damaged, broken, or fractured from an injury or trauma
  • Severely decayed with significant loss of tooth structure
  • Badly eroded or chipped from aging, habitual teeth grinding, or general bad habits
  • Weakened from a large dental filling or root canal treatment

Dental crowns strengthen and rebuild your teeth by covering the entire visible surfaces of each tooth above the gumline. The overall protection of a dental crown means that when you bite down, the strong biting forces are spread evenly across the entire surface of each tooth, protecting your teeth from breaking.

Dental crowns are needed to restore and rebuild your smile, but you may also want dental crowns to enhance its look as well. Dental crowns can replace unsightly, crumbly metal fillings with sparkling, natural-looking porcelain crowns

Porcelain is light-reflective and looks just like natural tooth enamel, making your porcelain crowns virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. Full porcelain crowns are a superb choice for front teeth.

You can also choose porcelain-fused-to-metal, known as a PFM crown. These crowns have all the beauty of porcelain combined with the strength of a metal underlay. PFM crowns are the perfect choice for back teeth where you need increased strength for chewing.

Interested? Give us a call!

To find out more about why dental crowns are the right choice for you and your smile, call the dentists at Stiles Family Dentistry in Salem, NH, at (603) 893-4538 today!

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