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Dental Crowns Near Me in Richmond



Dental Crowns Near Me

Dental crowns can be made of resin, metal, or porcelain. Find adental crown specialist near you.


What is a dental crown?

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap used by dentists for restorativepurposes. The crown covers your entire tooth and hides cracks andbreakages.


Why would you need a crown?

Crowns are used for different restorative purposes. You may need adental crown to:

  • Hide a crack and prevent it from getting bigger

  • Strengthen a weak tooth

  • Restore a broken tooth

  • Hold a dental bridge in place

  • Cover a severely stained or discolored tooth

  • Protect a tooth that had a root canal treatment

  • Support a dental implant


Types of dental crowns

The type of crown you get depends on your preferences and advice fromyour dentist. Here are the popular types.


Resin crowns

These are generally less expensive but not as durable as other types.They are fragile and require gentle care.

Their average lifespan is 3 to 5 years.


Porcelain crowns

These look more like natural teeth than any other type. They resemblethe appearance of tooth enamel.


Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns

As the name suggests, these combine the durability of metal and thenatural look of porcelain to give you durable crowns that look more likenatural teeth.


Pressed ceramic crowns

These are similar to porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns butinstead of metal, they use ceramic. Dentists use pressed ceramic crownson the front and back teeth.


Metal crowns

These are crowns made of gold, palladium, nickel, or chromium. Theyare long-lasting and strong enough to sustain hard biting andchewing.

Ready for a dental crown? If you suspect you are a candidate fordental crowns, talk to us today to schedule an appointment with a dentalcrown specialist.

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