A crown (or cap) is a covering that protects the entire tooth surface restoring it to its original size and shape.
A crown protects and strengthens tooth structure that cannot be restored with fillings or other types of restorations. Crowns are highly durable and will last many years. Porcelain crowns are made to match the shape, size, and color of your teeth giving you a natural, long-lasting beautiful smile. Reasons for crowns, Broken or fractured teeth, Decayed teeth, Fractured fillings, Large fillings, Tooth has had a root canal, Cosmetic improvement.