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3 Ways a Crown Protects Your Smile

Your quiet lunch away from the office took a quick turn for the worst when you felt that telltale crack while biting into your sandwich. Now you have a broken tooth, and it’s starting to feel sensitive. You’re going to have to call your dentist for some relief.

Your dentist in Amherst is likely going to recommend a dental crown to repair your tooth, and here’s why that’s a good thing.

#1: A Dental Crown Maintains Your Natural Tooth Structure

Keeping your natural teeth for as long as possible is always your dentist’s goal, and a tooth crown helps you maintain your natural tooth structure because it fits over it like a cap. ...

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Foods You Should Avoid if You Have a Crown

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Dental crowns are necessary for a number of reasons, including strengthening a weak tooth, fixing a broken tooth, holding a dental bridge in place, and covering a dental implant. Crowns are effective for making a tooth strong and restoring its normal function. As strong as they are, you should still take care of a dental crown if you want it to last for as long as possible.

If your Amherst, NH dentist has talked to you about dental crowns for restoring any of your teeth, you should know that proper care of the crown includes knowing what foods to avoid eating. It’s particularly important to avoid these foods immediately ...

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The Longevity of a Dental Crown or Bridge

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If you have a tooth missing, failing, or in need of repair, some of the options you may be considering are a dental crown or bridge. Each of these options offers benefits to your oral health and Dr. Kenneth Edwards wants to help you navigate your options. Here's more information about dental crowns in Amherst, NH.

What is a Dental Crown?

For a tooth that has been injured, fractured, or infected beyond the scope of what a dental filling can repair, a crown may be a good solution. A crown is designed to replace your entire tooth structure while protecting your natural root. It fits over your natural tooth like a ...

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