Dental crowns are a more permanent solution to dental repairs and cosmetic dental needs. They are custom-made to fit your teeth, replacing the natural surface of the tooth to give extra strength to teeth that have been weakened by extensive filling treatments, as a repair to broken and chipped teeth, and as an effective cosmetic improvement to the appearance of misshaped and discoloured teeth.
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How to care for dental crowns
Dental crowns will last a long time, generally from 5-15 yearsx, or even the rest of your life. However, how successful they are does depend on a number of factors: crowns do not eliminate your risk of cavities, and they can be broken or fall out if they aren’t properly cared for.
Your dentist will give you advice about lifestyle habits that will help you to maintain your crowns, including:
• Proper oral hygiene, including regular brushing and flossing to prevent cavities
• Avoiding certain foods that are likely to cause staining or discolouration to the crowns
• Avoiding certain foods that are particularly sticky or hard, and have the potential to dislodge or break the crowns
There may be individual factors important in caring for your crowns, including:
• The amount of stress placed on them, through problems like grinding, clenching, and heavy biting and