The Cost Of Tooth Crowns

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A crown may be recommended for tooth restoration if there is not enough of the original tooth remaining to repair decay with a filling, or if a tooth is cracked, weak, or poorly shaped. A crown is a cap that completely covers the tooth.

Crowns may be made from:

  • Metal
  • Ceramic
  • Composite
  • Porcelain

Depending on the material used and complexity of the procedure, costs typically range between $1100 and $2000.

This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

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Top Oral Care Tips for BRIDGES & CROWNS

Very well maintained crowns and bridges can for many years. However, they do sometimes come loose, break or fall out. The most important step you can take to ensure the longevity of your crown or bridge is to practise very good oral hygiene.

  • Keep your gums and teeth healthy by brushing with fluoride toothpaste twice a day and flossing daily.

  • See your dental practitioner regularly for check-ups and professional cleanings.

  • To prevent damage to your new crown or bridge, avoid chewing hard foods, ice or other hard objects.