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When you hear the term dental crown at the dentist, do you know what that means, or why it is being suggested? Our dentist, Dr. John Felkner with Szmanda Dental Wittenberg in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, understands not everyone is versed in dental terminology. That is why we are happy to help you understand more about dental crowns.

Dental crowns are unique devices that are placed on our natural teeth or a dental implant restoration. In a nutshell, dental crowns often used to cover an injured tooth or complete a dental implant restoration. Additionally, other restorations may not have the strength or the ability to save the tooth depending on the jawline or any irregularities you may have. Dental crowns are more versatile and able to do many different things for dental restorations.

Did you know, dental crowns are tremendously durable? When cared for properly, dental crowns can last a few decades keeping your tooth safe and healthy. Dental crowns can be used to shield a tooth, hold a dental bridge in place, or offer a beautiful cosmetic appearance. The good news is because dental crowns are used in several ways, they are proven to be successful for many needs you may have.

If you have any oral health needs, please 715-253-3200 today. Our staff takes pride in helping you achieve positive oral health.