A crown can help strengthen a tooth when there isn’t enough tooth structure remaining.
Crowns can also be used to attach bridges, protect a weak tooth from breaking or restore one that’s already broken.
A crown is a good way to cover teeth that are discolored or badly shaped. It’s also used to cover a dental implant.
If your dentist recommends a crown, it is probably to correct one of these conditions. Your dentist’s primary concern, like yours, is helping you keep your teeth healthy and your smile bright.