Dental prosthetic technology provides patients with life-like teeth replacements with the help of cap-shaped restorations known as dental crowns.
Dental crowns help protect and shield your damaged tooth from further injury. It covers the entire surface of the tooth to ensure maximum protection.
Bridges are fixed dental restorations that are used to replace one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth to the adjacent teeth or dental implants. A dental bridge would help span the gaps where teeth are missing. There are several types of bridges available.
What are the different types of dental crowns?
Dental crowns differ based on the type of materials used to make them.
- All ceramic crowns
- Porcelain fused to metal
- Crowns made from Gold alloys
- Base metal alloy crowns
What are the different types of dental bridges?
There are several types of dental bridges that are designed to suit patient needs.
- Traditional bridges
- Cantilever bridges
- Maryland bonded bridges
What are the benefits of dental crowns and bridges?
Crowns and bridges can be used to improve the appearance, shape, and alignment of damaged teeth by covering its entire visible surface. They also help resolve unnecessary gap issues and seldom cause any discomfort at all. Crowns improve bite problems caused by a few misaligned teeth and help improve overall aesthetics.
How can I take care of my dental crowns and bridges?
To ensure that you get the only best from our prosthetic restorations, it is essential that patients incline to daily oral hygiene routines. Taking care of your crowns are simpler than you think.
- Brush and floss teeth with the help of fluoride toothpaste twice a day
- Avoid chewing on tough surfaces or other hard objects
- Visit your dentist or hygienist regularly for dental checkups. It is also an added advantage to attend professional cleanings once in 6 months.
Find out more about dental crowns at MAK Dental by scheduling an appointment with us.