Crowns cover & support a tooth with a large filling when there isn’t enough tooth left. They can be used to attach a bridge, protect a weak tooth from breaking or restore one that’s already broken. A crown, also called a cap, is a good way to cover teeth that are discolored or badly shaped as well, or to cover a dental implant. A crown can make your tooth stronger & improve its appearance.
There are several types of crowns, including porcelain, ceramic, resin & metal alloys. The material used can be altered to match the color of your teeth. Our primary concern is keeping your smile bright & healthy, so ask Dr. Cardon which type is right for you!
Getting a crown takes two steps: First, we prepare the tooth by taking x-rays & pictures to check the surrounding bone & tissue & filing down the tooth to make room for the crown. Then the crown is made & cemented into place.
A crown acts the same way as a tooth, so after your crowns are placed, you should treat it the same way as well. Continue to brush & floss regularly & see your dentist for regular checkups!
Jeremy Cardon, DMD
Dr. Jeremy Cardon earned his bachelor’s degree from Southern Utah University & his DMD from Temple University School of Dentistry. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry & the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine where he is working to achieve his fellowship & diplomate status, respectively. Jeremy prides himself in making comprehensive dental care comfortable & affordable. He enjoys spending his spare time with his wife, Kylene, & his children Sophie, Isaac & Jameson.
Jonathan Cardon, DMD
Dr. Jonathan Cardon was raised in Washington state & earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Brigham Young University. He earned his DMD from Temple University School of Dentistry. He served in the US Air Force, completing a residency at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital. Dr. Jonathan & his wife, Sara, have four children, Lucy, Zach, Leah & Elizabeth.
Dr. Elizabeth Huggins
Dr. Elizabeth Huggins was born & raised in South Carolina. She attended Clemson University & graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science. She then attended the Medical University of South Carolina, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. She loves the various aspects of general dentistry & enjoys working with all ages. Dr. Huggins is a member of the American Dental Association, the Colorado Dental Association & the Metro Denver Dental Society. She & her husband Zack moved to Colorado because he is stationed at Buckley Air Force Base, & they couldn’t be happier to live in such a wonderful place! During their free time, they enjoy being outside & hiking with their two little girls, Corbett & Eden.