Can I Get Braces if I Already Have a Dental Crown?

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Marietta GA Invisible BracesBoth restorative dentistry (like dental crowns) and orthodontic treatment (like braces) are common procedures. So there’s a good chance that you or a family member will need both at some point in your lifetime.

Fortunately, you can get braces if you have a dental crown.

Here’s what you should know about dental crowns and braces in Marietta.

There may be some cosmetic damage.

Pressure from braces or even leftover cement can cause a little scratching on a dental crown. This isn’t noticeable if the crowned tooth is in the back of your smile. But fixing the damage is often as simple as a little polishing. Braces shouldn’t damage a crown so much that it has to be replaced. (more…)