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Common Myths about Dental Crowns

August 18, 2021
Posted By: Dr. Jordan Humbert
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Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps that fit over a prepared tooth.

Tooth crowns have so many important uses, but many people aren’t aware of just how many.

Additionally, we would love to clear up a few myths or misconceptions about these vital tooth restorations!

Let’s look at dental crowns in Fort Collins, CO, exploring the myths and misconceptions about these quality restorations.

Dental Crowns Are for More than Cracked or Damaged Teeth

Our quality dental crowns are used for a variety of purposes, including:

A Loose Dental Crown Can Often Be Recemented

Many people think the slightest issue with their crown means they’ll need a replacement. Fortunately, this is often not the case.

If you have a loose or damaged tooth crown, you may not necessarily need a replacement. Dental crowns are resilient and reparable and can often be recemented or adjusted.

Dental Crowns Are Always Customized

If you’re worried that a tooth crown won’t fit your treated tooth or blend in with your other teeth, we want to assure you that this is not the case. In our dental office, we always take careful impressions to ensure proper fit. We also shade your crown carefully to blend in naturally.

Dental Crowns Restore Your Bite

Dental crowns are about so much more than smile aesthetics. They restore your bite by providing a buffer zone between your damaged tooth and chewing. This means they look like a natural tooth and function as intended.

Dental Crowns do Not Require Special Upkeep

Brush your teeth, floss at least twice daily, and visit your Fort Collins, CO dentist for exams and teeth cleanings. These are the same recommendations we give to patients who do not have dental crowns!

Contact our dental office today to learn more or to schedule a consultation.

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