Dental Crowns

Crowns in Colonia, NJ

At some point in your life, you will likely need to get a crown if you don’t already have one. Crowns are used for a variety of dental procedures. Some people even have multiple crowns.

Our dentists near you would be happy to tell you more about crowns and help you if you have any questions. Our dentists in Colonia, NJ can help you to know whether crowns are right for your needs. At Colonia Dental Associates, our dentists use crowns for many different procedures.

What Are Crowns?

If you don’t know what a crown is, they can be described as caps or covers. They are placed on top of existing teeth.

Crowns are used for teeth that are weak or that aren’t functioning properly. As mentioned, they may be placed after dental procedures.

Dentists try to use materials that give you a natural look. A crown should look similar to your natural teeth. Also, our dentists will try to give you a crown with a natural fit. Crowns are made from the following materials:

  • Metal alloys
  • Composite resin
  • Porcelain
  • Ceramics
  • Porcelain fused to metal

How Long Do Crowns Last?

Crowns can last up to 15 years. Normal wear and tear can affect how long they last. Biting your fingernails and clenching your teeth can cause additional wear and tear.

Our dentists near you can help you to make your crowns last as long as possible. Keep in mind that not all wear and tear is avoidable.

Why Do People Need Crowns?

Crowns are often used for dental procedures. Our dentists at Colonia Dental Associates can give you different options and tell you if crowns are the best fit for your needs.

People often need crowns for cavities or root canals. Crowns can be placed on top of cavities that may not be fixed with a filling. Crowns can also be used for root canals. Crowns may also be placed on weak or broken teeth.

Contact our dentists at Colonia Dental Associates to learn more about crowns near you.

We serve residents of Colonia, NJ, as well as the surrounding areas of Avenel, Carteret, Clark, Edison, Fords, Iselin, Linden, Piscataway, Port Reading, Metuchen, Rahway, Sewaren, South Plainfield.