Dental Crowns & Bridges
it is used when your teeth is discoloured, cracked or damaged, closely stuffed, or if fillings have been misplaced.
There are many different types of dental crowns available at ClinMedica. We will advise the best option depending on the location of the crown recommend a ceramic, resin or sometimes even gold crowns.
The dentists use their expertise and modern technology to match the new crown to the shape and color of your existing teeth.
ClinMedica offer Same Day Crowns using CAD/CAM technology to design, produce and insert ceramic restorations all in one single appointment. Find out which practices offer Same Day Crowns.
When would I need a crown?
Cover discolored or worn teeth:
If you feel that your teeth are becoming more transparent or darker in color, they may be wearing down. Your dentist will discuss the reasons at the back of this as they ought to be handled first.
If the dentist recommends a crown restoration, then this crown will be made to match the natural shape and strength of your existing tooth in a ceramic material.
Replacement of a large filling:
if your teeth are heavily filled, they will be vulnerable to fractures or de-bonding of fillings.
Frequent replacement of fillings can cause loss of valuable enamel shape.
Repeated dental remedy at the identical tooth may additionally result in deepening of the filling and next nerve inflammation.
To keep away from these headaches, your dentist may advocate that a crown is built earlier than the filling turns into too big and ultimate enamel shape is simply too brief to assist a crown.
To stop a tooth from further cracking or fracturing:
if your teeth is displaying satisfactory lines and cracks, otherwise you now and again feel sensitivity while biting into sticky or tough meals, your teeth may additionally have a deep crack or this is not unusual for closely stuffed enamel, especially wherein an amalgam filling is in vicinity.
Your dentist may also recommend a crown to restore the tooth and shield its cusps from splitting apart.
The dentist may additionally recommend replacing any amalgam with a ceramic restoration.
To anchor a bridge replacing a missing tooth:
If a tooth is missing or lost, your dentist will talk the alternatives for tooth alternative.
this will contain the location of an implant or enamel-supported bridge.
while the bridge is produced, a porcelain tooth (pontic) is fused to the 2 or greater crowns on either side.
Once the crowns are outfitted onto the adjoining tooth, the porcelain pontic seems to be emerging out of the gum.
A bridge may be suitable for you in case you are unable to have an implant because of issues with your ordinary health or dental fitness.
After root canal treatment:
Root canal filled enamel are liable to fractures, due to the character of root canal remedy and hollowing out of the tooth inside the technique.
Dentists fantastically suggest crowning maximum root canal crammed teeth to protect them from fractures and further bacterial infections.