"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:
Crowns can be made of several different materials, each of which may be indicated for different situations:
Before & after of actual case by Dr. Barr