Crown and Bridge

A crown is a restoration that is placed on teeth that have lost a lot of their structure.They provide maximum strength for weakened teeth. There are various types of crowns, ranging from full porcelain to full metal. We can explain the advantages and disadvantages of each kind for you.

The process of making a crown includes a number of steps, beginning with preparing and taking impressions of the tooth/teeth involved. A temporary crown or bridge is then placed on your teeth. Meanwhile, the impressions are sent to the lab where a model of the teeth is made and the work begins. The completed work is sent back to the office; after inspection and any necessary adjustments, it is cemented onto your teeth.

A bridge an artificial tooth used to replace a missing tooth it is fixed in position by way of crowns. Bridgework has now largely been replaced by the more modern implant.