Some teeth may have odd or unsightly appearances that affect the appeal of your smile. Placing a custom dental crown, which looks and functions exactly like a normal, healthy tooth, may best treat any of these problems.
If you have damaged or missing teeth, advances in dental medicine have made it possible to restore them to their natural beauty. Our cosmetic dentists provide dental crowns and bridges made from the highest quality, lifelike materials.
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A dental crown is a common method for restoration and is often the best option to extend the life of a tooth for years to come. For example, if there is a weak (due to the cavity), cracked or severely worn down the tooth, dentists use a cap that covers the tooth to protect it. For this treatment, the tooth is ground down (To make room for the crown) and in the meantime, a temporary crown will be supplied. Crown is made in the dental laboratory, once they complete it, it is cemented into the place.
A Beautiful Solution for Damaged Tooth
Ceramic Crown has been a great evolution in dentistry because of its transparency which is similar to the natural teeth. They can be used for front and back teeth. It looks like natural tooth enamel. Slightly transparent, solid, and literally impossible to distinguish ceramic crown from a natural tooth, even in bright light. It integrates naturally with the gum and is biocompatible.
The ceramic offers excellent strength and resistance. Ceramic crowns are composed of two distinct ceramics. The base of this crown that will cover your tooth prepared by your dentist will be a very strong ceramic.
Here are the other types of dental crown:
- Porcelain-Fused to Metal Dental Crowns: it looks natural and the metal structure is ultra-durable.
- Gold Alloys Dental Crowns: This type of crown is strong and will not fracture.
- Base Metal Alloys Dental Crowns: they are resistant to corrosion and ultra strong. They also contain non-noble metals that are gentle against neighboring teeth.
Why Do I Need A Dental Crown?
- For teeth with large cavities, too large to resolve with a filling
- For missing teeth
- To cover a dental implant
- To restore a cracked, worn or weak tooth
- After a root canal treatment
- For cosmetic enhancement of a badly shaped or unsightly tooth
Metal Free Dentistry
If you have dental crowns you feel are unattractive due to color, shape or metal showing, we can replace old crowns with new, beautifully natural looking teeth that enhance your smile. we are here to restore your smile – and your feelings of self-confidence.
Differences Between Dental Bridge & Dental Crown
We may recommend a porcelain dental crown to resolve a dental problem affecting a tooth with structural or cosmetic problems. A dental bridge is used to replace one or more missing teeth that were lost due to:
- Tooth decay
- Accident or injury
- Gum disease
When creating a fixed bridge apparatus, the crowns are securely bonded to the teeth on either side, with the new teeth on the bridge filling the gap.
Benefits Of Dental Bridge
With a dental bridge, you can enjoy advantages such as:
- Solid, stable tooth replacement
- Clearer, more articulate speech
- Better ability to chew
- Better alignment
A dental bridge can also work to combat the body’s biological response to tooth loss. The prosthetic prevents your other teeth from shifting within the mouth and helps to retain a natural, healthy structure. A correctly created and installed bridge can bring back a more youthful appearance and ward off the sagging, aging appearance that often accompanies tooth loss.