Crowns & Bridges

CROWNS


WHAT IS A CROWN?



A crown, often called as a cap, is an artificial hollow cover resembling a natural tooth crown that restores a decayed or damaged tooth to its normal shape and size. It is fabricated out of metal or ceramic material by special procedure in a dental lab.



WHERE CAN CROWNS BE PLACED?





Bridges


A fixed bridge can replace one or more missing teeth. It consists of one or more artificial solid teeth suspended to crowns that are placed on two or more supporting teeth. Fixed bridge helps to restore normal function and proper position of your bite. A fixed bridge is made of various metals, porcelain, or a combination of the two.


WHAT ARE THE LIMITATIONS OF A BRIDGE?


WHAT ARE THE LIMITATIONS OF A BRIDGE?


WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF A BRIDGE?


VARIOUS TYPES OF CROWNS/BRIDGES


There are various types of crowns/bridges which include:


ALL-METAL CROWN/BRIDGES


PORCELAIN FUSED TO METAL:


ALL-PORCELAIN CROWNS/BRIDGES


ZIRCONIUM BASED CROWNS/BRIDGES


PRECIOUS METAL CROWNS/BRIDGES


They are made from precious metals like gold and palladium.