Benton & Nelson DDS

Esthetic Dental Crowns to Repair Dark Margins

September 14, 2020
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Posted By: Blake Nelson

Repair and Reinforce Teeth with Dental Crowns 

If you have a chipped tooth, a fractured tooth, or a tooth with a large filling or cavity, a dental crown may be recommended.  A dental crown is a "cap" that covers and protects the tooth.  The esthetic crowns at our office are tooth-colored and match your adjacent teeth perfectly.  Dental crowns may also be used to esthetically improve the appearance of teeth, such as making them appear whiter or larger.

In the above photo, Dr. Nelson used a crown to hide a dark line along the margin of a tooth.  The patient was very pleased with the esthetic result.  

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The dental crown acts as a shield to protect teeth that may no longer be able to defend themselves.

Your dentist in Winston-Salem may decide that a crown is a better option for protecting your tooth if the tooth requires more than a filling. 

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Do your teeth appear darker and stained?  Have you attempted whitening with no success? Dental crowns can be used to repair dark and stained teeth!  

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