Crowns and Bridges
Dental Crowns and Bridges do help to improve your smile and boost your confidence. Dental bridges are an alternative to partial dentures and Dental Crowns are ideal for restoring broken tooth, or weakened teeth as a result of large fillings.
Dental Crowns also known as caps are artificial restorations that fits over the remaining part of prepared tooth which makes it strong and gives it the shape of a natural tooth. Dental Crowns are ideal for restoring broken tooth, or weakened teeth as a result of large fillings. They can also be used to hold a bridge or denture in place, protect and cover root filled teeth and also to improve the appearance of your teeth.
Crowns can be made from a variety of materials and some of the most popular types of crowns are porcelain crowns, ceramic crowns and gold alloy crowns. Your dentist will discuss the suitable crown for you and explain in details what will be involved and how long it may take.
Dental bridges are an alternative to partial dentures they are made by putting crowns on the teeth either side of the space and then joining these two crowns together by placing false teeth in the middle.
Dental are bridges are suitable if a patient has strong teeth and bones to support the bridge. Again like crowns we will discuss this in detail and give you option to help you make an informed choice.
Benefits of Crowns and Bridges:
Some of the benefits of crowns and bridges include;
- Protecting your teeth against further decay or erosion
- Crowns prevent sensitivity on root filled teeth and protects that teeth from infection
- They both help in improving your look and smile
- It can help hide badly chipped or unsightly front teeth