Genetic predispositions or an exposure to medicinal treatments may warrant the need for fillings or crowns. Children are also at a higher risk for tooth fractures and development of decay as their motor skills are not fully matured at an early age.
With new advancements in technology, various types of dental materials have become available, including composite resins. Sturdy and relatively easy to apply, these tooth-colored compounds are favored by most patients as they closely match the color of the existing teeth and create a protective seal for many years.
Children suffering from extensive dental fractures or rampant caries greatly benefit from crown placement. The crowns can be cemented over primary or permanent teeth within any region of the mouth and for various reasons. The ultimate purpose is to retain the teeth and assure proper oral habit formation including correct speech patterns and chewing regimens during the developmental age of a child. Any dental issues, such as broken teeth because on an injury, can be effectively corrected with crowns