How Long Should a Crown Last?
We get this question all the time. We understand that for most people a crown is not an insignificant expense, so it’s only natural to want to know how long this investment will continue to function. About a week ago, a member of my extended family who lives out of state contacted me with this question because his dentist was cementing a new crown in his mouth and told him that he should expect to need the crown replaced in about 8 years. I’m always concerned when I hear comments such as this because I feel like planning the timeline for the failure of a crown or filling the moment ...