Crowns

A crown is a custom laboratory made restoration that fits over your tooth making it strong and having the shape of a natural tooth.

They are used for several reasons:

What are crowns made of?

Crowns can be made from a variety of materials. They can be made from ceramic or metal alloys. A combination of metal and ceramic is also possible to maximise strength and simulate the appearance of natural teeth. New materials are being developed all the time.