Dental crowns cover a tooth to restore its appearance. Due to their cost, they are used in cases where other procedures will not be effective. Crowns have the longest life expectancy of all cosmetic restorations but are the most time-consuming. Learn more about the procedure time for Dr. Norma Cortez’s dental crowns in Wilmington, North Carolina, call Cape Fear Smiles at 910-763-0931. Our dentist will help determine whether crowns are the right solution for you.