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Dental Crowns Strengthen Damaged Teeth

Teeth that have been damaged, either to injury or decay, need some extra help to preserve them. But dental crowns do more than just preserve your tooth, they also give it back its natural appearance and return to it its strength. Learn more about dental crowns by contacting your Indianapolis, IN, dentist Dr. Timothy Adams.


Enamel is the strongest material in our body and it encases our teeth. This outer shell can protect it from almost anything, but it is not impervious to blunt damage which can crack it. Improper hygiene can allow bacteria to propagate, bacteria that can produce acids that will erode it over time. Once this outer shell is crossed, your teeth become exposed to sensitivity, pain, and possible infection.


For some cases, our dentist may suggest bonding or dental fillings, depending on the type of damage incurred by the tooth. For when significant tooth structure has been lost, when leaving it in its current condition risks further injury, and when you've lost the strength of your bite with that tooth, then dental crowns are usually the best option.

Root Canal

If not protected in time, an infection could reach the delicate soft tissue at the center of the tooth. This can risk the health of your mouth as a whole and can cause severe pain. To save your tooth a root canal may be necessary, but after the treatment, a crown will need the protection of a dental crown.

Dental Crowns in Indianapolis, IN

A dental crown is in essence a tooth-shaped cap that is bonded onto a damaged tooth to restore its appearance and its function. They are made of a variety of materials, but those that are tooth-colored tend to be the most popular, as they can result in a tooth that is practically indistinguishable from the rest of your smile.

Protect your smile, schedule a consultation today to find out if a dental crown can help. Make an appointment with Dr. Adams, your highly-qualified dentist in Indianapolis, IN, by dialing (317) 580-9222.

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