How Much Tooth Is Needed to Use a Crown?

Answer Crowns can help save a tooth weakened by the fracture of a large filling. Crowns are made from different materials such as porcelain, metal and gold, or they can make a crown with porcelain fused t... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How Much Tooth Is Needed to Use a Crown

Can a new crown tooth that hits against another tooth cause you to need a root canal?

%REPLIES% Answer No. But a tooth that needed a crown probably had a lot of decay. Sometimes it's very close to the nerve and doesn't heal itself and ends up needing a root canal. This is by no f... Read More »

Root canal tooth, crack in crown, never had pain or discomfort, replaced crown & now pain?

It should have stopped hurting by now. It's possible that the tooth itself is cracked vertically from the top to the bottom. This is one of the few situations where the tooth can't be saved. You... Read More »

When you get a crown put on your tooth do they numb your tooth?

How is a crown put on a tooth?

Crowns, also known as caps, are used by dentists to cover and protect your teeth. Getting a crown is a simple and painless procedure but it most likely will require at least two trips to the dentis... Read More »