827 128th St SW A, Everett, WA 98204
(425) 290-9277
The Facts About Crown and Bridge Treatments

What is a Crown?

A crown—sometimes called a “cap”—is a tooth-like covering placed over a carefully prepared existing tooth. Used to strengthen, restore or improve the appearance of your natural tooth, a crown is placed on an individual tooth much like a thimble over your finger. In addition to being used to strengthen a tooth to accommodate the attachment of a fixed bridge, crowns serve many functions. One of the most common is to support the tooth when there is no longer sufficient tooth structure left to place a filling. Crowns may also be used to protect the structure of a tooth that is fractured or broken.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *