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Did We Recommend a Dental Crown? It Might Be for One of These 3 Reasons

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You have been told you need a dental crown, and you wonder why last time you needed treatment you were able to get a filling instead? A dental crown is typically recommended when your tooth has sustained more damage or decay than a filling can repair. It is designed to restore your entire tooth structure while protecting the integrity of your root. Here are some of the reasons we might recommend dental crowns in High Point.

Your Tooth is Broken or Fractured

If your tooth cracks, breaks, or fractures it can allow harmful bacteria into your tooth, which could reach your nerve and cause an infection. It may also impede ...

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Do You Need a Crown or a Bridge?

Crowns and Bridges High Point NC

If you find yourself dealing with a damaged or decayed tooth, you might be wondering what your options are. Can your tooth be repaired? Or is it so badly damaged it will need to be removed?

Let’s take a look at two popular procedures—crowns and bridges—and talk about which might be the best option in your particular situation. Ultimately, you will want to confer with your High Point, NC, dentist to find out whether crowns or bridges might be right for you.

What Is the Difference between a Crown and a Bridge?

A dental crown is a “cap” that fits over the existing tooth structure. One of the more common uses ...

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Why is My Crown Loose?

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We bet that you or someone you know has a dental crown. The reason for their popularity is simple - they are one of the most widely used dental restorations available. Crowns are pretty versatile too – they not only provide strength and protection for damaged teeth, but can also be used for certain cosmetic flaws.

Of course, dental crowns placed by Dr. Bray are very durable, lasting from ten to twenty years with proper care. But a crown can loosen or even fall off for any one of a number of reasons. Here’s are some typical reasons why a dental crown may fail:

Deteriorating Dental Cement

The cement that we ...

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