Essenmacher Family Dental

Why do I need a crown?

Crowns Can Be Needed for Many Reasons

There are a few different reasons that a person could need a crown on their tooth. The most common reason is that the tooth has a Dental Crowns | Albuquerque NM Dentistcavity and/or existing filling that is so large that the tooth is prone to breaking without a protective cap.  Another reason that a tooth may need a crown is that the tooth has a crack in it. A crack can be caused by trauma to the tooth, such as getting hit by something or biting down on something very hard.  Other times, a tooth becomes cracked when a person has bite issues or a grinding or clenching habit. A crown is needed on these teeth to hold the tooth structure together and prevent it from cracking any further. If you feel that your tooth may need a crown, please call our office, Essenmacher Family Dental, at 505-881-0334.  We would be happy to set up an appointment to evaluate your needs.

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