Dental Crowns are coverings/cappings customized according to the shape and size and color of your teeth fixed over your natural teeth using dental cements. These coverings protect your teeth making them functional in oral cavity. Dental crowns can be given at any age group.
Dental Bridges are fixed treatment options to replace missing teeth when there are natural teeth present in front and back of missing teeth region capable of giving support to the bridge.
Crowns and bridges are supposed to last at least 10-15 years if following conditions are met:
Dental bridges can be repaired on a temporary /interim basis. For long term efficiency, it is advisable to get your bridge replaced rather than repaired.
Procedures undertaken to fix a dental crown are completely painless.
If complete crown/cap has dislodged, please avoid chewing from that side of jaw until you can see the dentist. The same crown can be re fixed if your tooth and crown/cap are in healthy condition.
If damage to the tooth caused by decay/cavities is extensive, it is advisable to fix a crown on tooth after Root canal Treatment to prevent the tooth from fracturing under chewing forces.