Crowns and Bridges
They’re a type of dental restoration that is placed over a tooth/teeth to restore its shape, size, strength, and improve its appearance. Typically they’re fixed to your teeth with the help of dental cement.
If it’s a single tooth that receives the restoration it is a crown.
If missing teeth are replaced taking support from adjacent teeth then, more than one tooth receives crowns, that is called a bridge.
When do u need crowns and bridges?
Types of Crowns
Being specialists in Crown and Bridge Dentistry and Implantology we will guide you through the different types of crowns available and educate you to choose the best material that will cater to your esthetic and functional needs.
Broad-scale crowns can be of these types:
What are Metal Crowns?
Alloys that have a high content of gold or platinum, or base-metal alloys ( for example, cobalt-chromium and nickel-chromium alloys ) are commonly used in dentistry for restorations.
Porcelain fused to metal crowns / PFM
These crowns have a core that is made up of metal over which a tooth-colored porcelain material is added to give it a natural appearance. •The core metal over which porcelain is fused can be made by two methods-