Call us at:  561-736-2377
650 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Suite 1, Boynton Beach, FL 33426


Make An Appointment


Dental Crowns in Boynton Beach

"Beautiful teeth are one of the essentials in being a woman regardless of age. Their natural beauty strengthen my confidence and enhance my professional and personal life. They are a result of the fine work of a talented young dentist. "  -  Dr. Toni Fuss Kirkwood-Tucker

Crowns are the restoration of choice when a filling will no longer suffice.  Once a filling occupies 50% or more of the width of a tooth, a crown is indicated.  Crowns surround the tooth bracing it together, whereas a large filling acts as a wedge, weakening the tooth.  Teeth with large fillings are prone to breaking or splitting. 

You may need a crown for the following reasons:

bulletYour tooth has a large cavity.
bulletYour tooth has had root canal therapy.
bulletYour tooth has a large, weak filling.
bulletTo replace a failing or unacceptable existing crown.
bulletFor cosmetic improvement.

Crowns can be made of several different materials each of which may be indicated for different situations:

bullet"Porcelain Fused to Metal" (A metal substructure with a porcelain covering)
bulletAll-Ceramic (Porcelain with no metal) - This is the latest in technology and becoming increasingly popular.

Big silver fillings like this tend to cause teeth to break.  Crowns surround and brace a tooth making it stronger.  Palm Beach, Boynton Beach
Before & after of actual case by Dr. Barr

To see more cases, click here for more photos of dental porcelain crowns performed by Dr. Barr in Boynton Beach.


E-mail us at:
Ask the Dentist

Serving Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Lake Worth, West Palm Beach, and the extended Palm Beach County areas.


Home Dental Anesthesia Cavities Your Gums Root Canals Crowns Missing Teeth Night Grinding Sports Mouth Guards X-rays

Copyright 2017 Michael I. Barr, D.D.S., All Rights Reserved