Do I Need a Crown?

Dr. Paul L. Evans may suggest a crown if your tooth is weak, or needs to be held together, or because the tooth is broken or severely worn down. The doctor may also recommend a crown to help hold a bridge in place, or to protect a tooth that has had a root canal. Crowns might also be used to... read more »

A Cracked or Shattered Tooth Can Often Be Replaced by a Dental Bridge

Even though your teeth are tough, there are still times when a hard blow to the face can crack or shatter a tooth. This is even more likely to happen if you play contact sports without wearing a quality mouthguard. If the damage is severe, our dentist might need to extract the tooth to prevent pain and further complications. One... read more »