Sunrise Family Dentistry in Roseville offers many services for their patients. One of the most misunderstood services is that of Dental Crowns. Not many people know why they are needed or how many types of crown are available for their needs. Different types of dental crowns for different dental needs: Dental crowns are used to protect a weak tooth that is damaged or decayed. They can be used to restore a worn down tooth, as well. If you have a tooth that is mostly missing from either an accident or from being worn down over time the crown can be used to support the remaining part of the tooth. Some patients need a dental bridge, and sometimes the dental bridge needs extra support. A dental crown can provide that support. Or a crown can be provided to cover a badly damaged, decayed or discolored tooth.