Sometimes known as a “cap”, a crown is very successful way to restore and strengthen a badly broken down, damaged, decayed or weakened tooth for the long term.
A crown is a protective shell fitted over a tooth following the shaping of a tooth by your dentist. At Sedgefield Dental Practice all crowns are custom made in a British laboratory.
Metal-free crowns can be made from special porcelain or Zirconia to combine strength with the most natural appearance possible.
When cared for correctly, your crowned tooth could reasonably be expected to give you 10-15 years plus worth of trouble free use. Some of our patients we still see regularly have crowns that were provided here more than 25 years ago.