The practice offers several top-class choices with regards to white crowns and bridgework, from economy to precious-metal-based alloys to pure gold (88%) or ceramic metal-free crowns and bridgework which are as strong as the porcelain bonded variety.
A Guide to Crowns and Bridgework
A bridge is usually used where there are fewer teeth to replace, or when the missing teeth are only on one side of the mouth. Bridges are usually made of a precious metal base.
If the bridge will show, porcelain is then bonded to the base. Sometimes, there are other non-precious metals used in the base to reduce the cost.
You should replace missing teeth for a number of reasons. Your appearance is one reason. Another is that the gap left by a missing tooth can mean that significant strain is put on either side of the teeth.
A gap can also mean your ‘bite’ is affected because the teeth next to space can lean into the gap and alter the way the upper and lower teeth bite together. This can then lead to food getting packed into the gap, which causes both decay and gum disease.
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Crowns and Bridgework
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The patient had a very loose front tooth, she was so worried about her looks and the embarrassment that a missing tooth can cause. She did not want a denture and could not have implants due to medical complications.
Benefits of having Crowns and Bridgework
- Restorative dentistry
- Porcelain crowns
- Empress Crowns
- E Max crowns
- Missing teeth
- Fixed dental bridge
- Natural-looking crowns to cover heavily filled teeth
- Long-lasting restorations that are metal-free
- Natural dentistry, replace like for like