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Dental Crown and Bridge

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Dental Crown and Bridge
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Periodontal Disease
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Restorative Treatment
Root Canal Treatment
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What is dental crown and bridge ?
Crown and bridge refers to the replacement of natural teeth that have been damaged, decayed or lost.

A crown can be made to restore an individual tooth damaged by decay or fracture back to its original form and function, while a bridge is used to replace one or more missing teeth. These restorations are cemented onto the teeth and are referred to as "fixed" Prosthesis. Crowns are also indicated for reinforcement of crowns of teeth which have undergone root canal treatment.

Are you a candidate for Dental Veneers?
    If you have any the following:
  • Extensive damage by decay and / or a previously filled tooth where there now exists more filling than tooth. The existing tooth structure becomes weakened and can no longer support the filling.
  • Fractured cusp / cusps.
  • Root Canal Treated Teeth - Endodontically treated teeth tend to become brittle and are at an increased risk to fracture. These teeth need to be protected by a crown.
  • Bridges are recommended to replace one or two missing teeth. They require the support of adjacent teeth to ensure good long term function and esthetics.
How is it done –Time & Procedure:
    If you have any the following:
  • X rays, Photographs, Study models are taken.
  • Local anesthesia administered.
  • Preparation of the teeth adjacent to the missing gap. (crown cutting ).
  • Primary impression.
  • Temporisation.
  • Final impression, Wax Bite.
  • Metal Trial.
  • Shade Selection (Usually done in day light by Laboratory Technicians ).
  • Bisque Trial, Photographic Evaluation.
  • Cementation of Bridge, Checking the occlusion (Bite) .
  • Recall.



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