Dental crowns are fixed prosthetic restorations. They are cap-shaped restorations made to fit into the shape of your teeth. Crowns are cemented to your jawbones with the help of implants and can only be detached by a dentist.
Your dental crowns can protect a damaged tooth. Crowns can also improve appearance, shape, and correct alignment issues of your teeth. There are several types of dental crowns. Porcelain dental crowns are the most popular type of crowns. They are manufactured to match the shape, size, and color of your natural teeth.
Dental crowns are typically recommended in the below scenarios.
Most missing jawbone spaces either result in imbalanced bite issues or teeth rotation. Bridges can help build the gaps between teeth. Dental bridges function as restorations by replacing one or more missing teeth.
Porcelain or ceramic bridges are high in demand as they offer great aesthetics and balance to teeth.
Dental bridges serve well not only as a restoration but also as an aesthetic maintainer. Bridges can:
Your dental crowns and bridges can last long enough if patients adhere to strict oral hygiene practices and are regular for follow up visits. It is important to keep your restorations clean by brushing and flossing twice a day.