Crowns are used in case of:
- huge part of the tooth has been damaged by decay or is missing
- covering misshapened or severely discolored teeth
- to protect a weak tooth ( these whose root canals have been treated or tooth with a large filling )
Crowns can be made of :
- stainless still
- all ceramic
It is very important to make a good shoulder preparation – it is a method which guarantees optimal fitting of the crown to the gums and tooth .Otherwise there is a risk of gum inflammation after applying the crown.
• Crowns made of pure porcelain and Zirconia have excellent esthetic qualities.The translucency and vitality of the material matches perfectly with real teeth.They are highly biocompatible and suitable for allergic patients.
A dental bridge is a custom-made false tooth or teeth placed permanently between two healthy teeth.