A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a damaged or compromised tooth to improve its size, shape, and strength. If you have a tooth with a large filling, a weak or broken tooth, a discolored or irregularly shaped tooth, or need a dental bridge or an implant restoration, Dr. Anthony Gonzalez may recommend a dental crown in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dental crowns are used for the following purposes:

  • To protect a weak tooth from breaking
  • To hold a cracked tooth together
  • To restore a broken tooth
  • To restore a worn tooth
  • To cover and support a tooth with a large filling
  • To anchor a dental bridge
  • To cover irregularly shaped or discolored teeth
  • To cover a dental implant
  • To make a cosmetic alteration

Our dentist will remove a small amount of enamel from the tooth before placing a crown. This allows room for the crown in your mouth. An impression is made of the tooth and those above or below so the crown can be constructed. When the crown is ready, our dentist will check the fit and color. After any necessary adjustments are made, the crown is cemented in place. Thanks to CERECĀ® one-visit technology, we can create and place your custom crown in a single visit to our office.

We welcome you to contact our office today to learn more and to schedule an appointment.