Crown and Bridge
A crown is an artificial tooth that fits over an existing natural tooth. As it strengthens and protects a tooth, a crown is a viable option for teeth that are weakened by:
- tooth decay
- existing large filling
- broken cusps
- root canal treatment
- heavily worn
Crown and bridges are usually made of either porcelain or gold alloy.
Porcelain crowns not only have the ability to improve the strength and durability of a tooth, but it can also improve or enhance the cosmetic appearance of your teeth and subsequently your smile. All crowns are custom made and can be designed to satisfy your exact cosmetic requirements
Gold crowns are very strong and durable and may be indicated for posterior molars which must withstand excessive force and loading from chewing and grinding. A bridge is a fixed dental prosthesis used to replace one or more missing teeth and which is cemented onto to the adjacent teeth.