CROWNS and BRIDGE

CROWNS 

A crown is commonly known as “cap”. It is an artificial restoration that fits over the prepared natural teeth making it stronger and giving more natural appearance.

WHY DENTAL CROWN NEEDED?

  • To protect a weak tooth
  • To restore an already broken tooth
  • To cover and support a tooth with a large filling especially when there isn’t enough tooth structure left
  • To cover severly discolored/mishappened tooth
  • To cover dental implant
  • To make cosmetic modifications
  • To hold a dental bridge

TYPES OF CROWN :

  • All metal
  • Porcelain fused to metal
  • All ceramic or all porcelain
  • Zirconia or milled crown

Bridges

A bridge is like having three crowns.. The teeth on either side of the missing tooth are prepared for dental crowns .

Bridges can:

  • Restore your smile
  • Restore the ability to properly chew and speak
  • Maintain the shape of your face
  • Distribute the forces in your bite properly by replacing missing teeth
  • Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position

bridges