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CROWNS:


At your clinical examination, your dentist might suggest that the proper means of restoring your tooth is a porcelain crown. The reasons for making that suggestion can vary from case to case. Some of the indications for a porcelain crowns are:

  1. 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.
  2. Extensive damage by decay.
  3. Discolorations and compromise desthetics.
  4. Fractures
  5. Root canal - After root canal, teetht end to become brittle and are more apt to fracture. They, therefore, need to be protected by a crown.
  6. Bridges - When missing teeth are replaced with a bridge, the adjacent teeth require crowns in order to support there placement teeth.
  7. Smile makeovers - a highly requested procedure. Smile makeover is the means of perfecting your smile and appearanceas a whole using one or more cosmetic procedures. These procedures included - teeth whitening, porcelain crowns, porcelain dental veneers, composite bonding...

Crowns strengthen and protect there maining tooth structure and can improve the appearance of your teeth. Crowns can be made from different materials which include the full porcelain crown, the porcelain fused-to-metalcrown and the all-metalcrown. You and your dentist will decide which type is appropriate, depending upon the strength requirements and esthetic concerns of the tooth involved.