Toothache or a cracked tooth? A visit to your dentist is a good idea in those instances. There may be several solutions, depending on the origin of your problem. A dental crown, sometimes referred to as a dental cap, may be the answer. In fact, 2.3 million crowns are placed in the US every year. So, when would you need a dental crown? Read about the signs and symptoms.
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‘A smile is the best makeup a girl can wear’ said Marylin Monroe. Well, a good smile goes a long way for anyone. Teeth, especially front teeth, are central to that smile. You want them to look their best. Sometimes you need a little help from the dentist, for example with front teeth crowns. How does it work, and how are crowns on front teeth different from others?
According to a report by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, about 91 percent of adults in the United States have one dental filling or more. So most of us have them. Dental fillings typically don’t last a lifetime, so it’s not uncommon for one to get loose. What to do when a dental filling fell out? We’ll fill you in.
How long have you had your dental fillings? Do you remember what material they are? Because many of us leave fillings in too long. In fact, studies show that 69.8% of people do.* This leaves the tooth open to further decay and more cavities. The answer is dental filling restoration. Read when you might want to consider that and what to expect.