All About Dental Crowns [INFOGRAPHIC]

Dental crowns are often used in restorative dentistry. They help to support a weak tooth, restore your smile or replace a missing tooth, together with dental implants.

There are a wide variety of crown materials, some are recommended for front teeth restorations, others are ideal for the back tooth. Some can be manufactured within a few hours, others take several days. Some look just like your natural teeth, others look very different.

Find out more about the different materials used to manufacture dental crowns. Learn about the differences between traditional and same-day procedures. Also read about the most common questions people ask about dental crowns, such as costs, lifetime, pros, and cons.