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4. Picture of Dental Crown

Picture of Dental Crown
Photos courtesy of Dr. Jay Ohmes, expressionsdental.com

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped "cap" that is placed over a tooth ‑‑ covering the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and/or to improve its appearance. The crown, when cemented into place, fully encases the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line.

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Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on August 03, 2010

Image Source: Dr. Jay Ohmes / expressionsdental.com.

Text: "Dental Crowns", WebMD Medical Reference

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