Even if a tooth’s surface has been compromised, if the root system is complete, the tooth can be saved. Dental caps can be used to sustain the viability of a weakened tooth for years. The gold, and metal-ceramic caps are used most often for the molars that we use for chewing, while ceramic caps are better suited for the front teeth.

There are advantages, and disadvantages to the various types of dental caps available. Denver cosmetic dentistry professionals can advise you about the choices.