- Can be used to produce significant color and shape changes for a tooth.
- Are often used to rebuild teeth that are badly broken or decayed.
- Are very strong. Dental crowns are a good choice in those situations where the tooth is subject to significant chewing and biting forces or else tooth clenching and grinding.
- Require a significant amount of tooth reduction when made.
- Once a crown has been made for a tooth the tooth will always require a dental crown.