A crown is a dental appliance that replaces and covers the entire
part of a tooth above the gum line. A crown may be made of gold, porcelain, or
a combination of other man-made materials.
Crowns are used to:
Crowns may be applied after a root canal treatment to seal the
tooth and prevent it from breaking.
June 7, 2013
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry
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