Porcelain crowns are a commonly used dental restoration for damaged teeth. With a natural look and comfortable feel, porcelain crowns will make you feel like you have a brand-new tooth. However, to ensure that your porcelain crown lasts for as long as possible, it’s important to care for it properly.
Caring For Porcelain Crowns
Brush and Floss
One of the most important aspects of caring for a porcelain crown is the same as caring for your natural teeth: Brush and floss every day. While the crown itself isn’t a natural tooth, the tooth beneath it requires cleaning to prevent decay. Plus, plaque can form on porcelain crowns. Brushing and flossing the crown diligently will remove the food particles that can lead to plaque formation, as well as irritation to the gums. [Read more…]