For decayed or worn-down teeth, our pediatric dentist may recommend a crown to:
- Prevent tooth breakage or fracturing
- Reduce sensitivity
- Improve tooth strength
Pediatric dentistry typically uses stainless steel crowns (silver caps) as an affordable, effective solution to keep the child’s teeth in shape until the permanent teeth grow. Stainless steel crowns come in premade shapes and are quick and easy to install, which may shorten the appointment and keep the patient more comfortable.