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Dental Crowns

Understanding How a Dental Crown Works

Dental Crowns

Teeth are made up of two separate parts. A tooth’s root lies deep inside the gum and bone tissues and acts as an anchor to hold it in place. The top portion of a tooth is called the clinical crown; it’s the part of a tooth that is clearly visible. A dental crown is a permanent artificial covering that protects […]

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