Do You Need a Crown or Filling? What You Need to Know
When your dentist recommends a crown, it is absolutely right for you to ask questions. And if your dentist doesn’t give you a comprehensive answer, it’s a good idea to seek a second opinion. Crowns are more expensive than fillings, so the reason behind getting one has to be worth the extra cost.
Why we recommend crowns.
1. A tooth is cracked.
A cracked tooth will not heal the way a cracked bone does. If a tooth is cracked, there is good chance the tooth will break and become irreparable. If the tooth breaks below the gum line, it could lead to needing an extraction and a dental implant. To prevent this from happening, ...