At Pope Dentistry, our dentist can provide you a dental crown in Bloomington and Peoria, Illinois, to give you a new, complete smile. A dental crown treatment can restore or protect a damaged tooth and can even blend in with your natural teeth. Learn more about dental crowns from Dr. Joseph Pope and our team by calling (309) 662-3307 today.
A dental crown, or cap, is a restoration that can be used for a number of purposes. One of the most common uses of a dental crown is to restore a tooth that is significantly damaged or decayed. The crown is custom made to fit over the entire tooth, starting at the gumline, in order to restore the tooth to its original shape and size. Dental crowns can be made of gold, porcelain or porcelain fused to metal; porcelain crowns are popular because they match the natural color and appearance of your teeth. Our dentist will help you determine which type of dental crown is right for your smile.
Your smile may benefit from a crown if a tooth is damaged or decayed to the point that a dental filling will not provide a successful restoration. Crowns can also be used for a number of other restorative and aesthetic purposes, including to:
To find out whether a dental crown is right for you, we welcome you to contact us today!