A dental crown is a covering that covers an existing tooth. People often refer to them as caps. It aesthetically improves the way a broken or heavily decayed tooth appears.
A crown also is much stronger and lasts longer than a plastic restoration.
Crowns can be made of precious metals like gold, porcelain or the latest style Zirconia.
Dental crowns can be used to cover a severely broken or decayed tooth when too much of the original tooth is missing.
This may include:
A bridge permanently replaces missing teeth with a false tooth. The bridge is attached to teeth on either side to the missing tooth/ gap and is not removable.
A bridge is a great alternative to costly implants or removable dentures.
Bridges can be made of Porcelain or zirconia.
Bridges can be used to replace a missing tooth space.
Porcelain veneers are a thin shell of tooth coloured porcelain that is glued to the front surfaces of teeth to improve their appearance.
They are permanently glued to your teeth and can come in different shades and styles.
Veneers can be used to treat a number of cosmetic concerns including
Commonly patients choose to get several veneers on the front teeth in order to create an even, symmetrical smile.