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Have you ever heard about the benefits of a dental crown? A dental crown is a fixed prosthetic device that is used atop of a tooth that may have some form of dental damage or is simply visually unappealing. If you wish to cover up a tooth completely through the use of a dental crown, several options are available, as a crown can be customized and fitted to any teeth that you need to be covered. Not only can dental crowns provide a much better look for a tooth, but it can also help provide an additional layer of protection by keeping damaged teeth safe from further harm.

Dental crowns are highly reliable prosthetic devices that are attached to the top of damaged teeth because they are extremely durable. A single dental crown can provide decades of support and may even function correctly for the rest of your life. They’re even safe to use in children and are extremely beneficial in situations where a child is at a high risk for tooth decay. Furthermore, they can be used in situations when you have previous restorations in place including dental bridges, implants or root canals.

Visit David B. Peterson, DDS today for additional care with dental crowns. We can be reached by scheduling an appointment with Dr. David Peterson and our team at our dental office in Bakersfield, California, by contacting us at 661-587-7002.