Crowns

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If something unfortunate happen that you missed your teeth that can allow the surrounding teeth to become displaced, Cracked, fractured or damaged teeth should be fixed to save as much of the tooth as possible to minimize the impact on your entire mouth. .Considering dental problem immediately will minimize the risk of future problems.

  • Fixed Crowns protect teeth that are so damaged or diseased which required more support than normal filling materials.
  • Bridges replace missing teeth and offer support for the surrounding teeth to help retain the integrity of the jaw, joint and facial structures.

Dental Crowns

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Crowns
Crown also called caps< restore damaged teeth and match the shape, size and color of the surrounding teeth. Crowns are indicated for fractured teeth and deep cavities; root canal treated tooth, to provide extra support for bridges; and to cover poorly shaped or discolored teeth. Crowns may be made of white metal, fused metal porcelain, precious Porcelain. They are custom-made and fitted for each patient in conformation with the size and length of the natural teeth.Crowns typically last five to eight years, but can last much longer with proper oral hygiene.

Crown and Bridge Preparation 
The teeth to be crowned are prepared which involves reduction of the tooth size usually under local anesthesia followed by an impression. This grinding of the tooth is required to create space for the crown to be fitted .In between a temporary crown is made and fitted onto the grinding tooth. The model taken is then sent to a Dental laboratory where dental technicians will make the crown.

Dental Bridges

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Fixed bridges differ from removable denture that does not require removal. It replaces missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth to two caps which are fixed to adjacent teeth.

Small number of missing teeth can be replaced after evaluating factor such as supporting gums, bone, adjacent teeth. A fix bridge stabilizes the bite of a patient who is missing teeth. Bridges prevent the surrounding teeth from moving or shifting in the mouth.