Dental Crowns in Houston, TX

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Does your child suffer from severe tooth decay? Did they crack, fracture or damage a tooth? At Molar Bear Pediatric Dentistry in Houston, we are proud to offer various dental crown options for patients with severe decay or damage to a tooth.

About Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap, which is bonded to the tooth in order to restore the tooth’s appearance, shape and function. In situations where a dental fillings may cause additional damage or your child has severely cracked/damaged a tooth, a dental crown may be a good option for protecting your little one’s smile.

Porcelain Crowns

When it comes to crowns, porcelain crowns are often known for providing the most natural look and can be a great option for restoring the appearance and function of your child’s affected tooth. If your child grinds or clenches their teeth however, zirconia may be a better option.

Zirconia Crowns

White zirconia crowns are a newer form of dental crowns which can be an extremely durable and appealing option for restoring your child’s affected tooth. If your child has any known metal allergies, it is however suggested to have them tested before placement of their crown.

Stainless Steel Crowns

Does your child have a gold crown that needs to be replaced? Our stainless steel crowns can be a great option for replacing an old crown and restoring the appearance and function of your child’s affected tooth.

Benefits of Dental Crowns

When it comes to proper dental development and protecting your child’s smile, dental crowns can be a great option for those with severe decay or damage. Wondering what the benefits of dental crowns are?

  • Strengthens the affected tooth.
  • Aid in proper jawbone/muscle development.
  • Allows for proper speech development.
  • Improves chewing ability.
  • Prevent spread of decay and infection in the mouth.
  • Restores the effect tooth’s shape, appearance, size and function.

Has your child severely damaged a tooth? Do they suffer from extensive tooth decay? Contact Molar Bear Pediatric Dentistry in Houston, TX today to schedule your child’s appointment. We would be happy to examine their smile to determine if our dental crowns could benefit their oral health.