A dental bridge consists of prosthetic teeth supported and strengthened by their attachment to crowns over the natural teeth, referred to as abutment teeth, on either side of the gap.
Dental bridges can be made of different materials or they can be a mixture. These include gold alloys, porcelain, non-precious alloys, or a mixture of these materials.
The Benefits of a Dental Bridge
Crowns strengthen teeth back to optimum integrity. A dental crown is a custom-made, tooth shaped cap for an existing tooth that is used for protection. Dental crowns are usually recommended if there is too much tooth missing to hold a filling, stained tooth or if the tooth had root canal treatment. It is used to restore its shape, size and strength such as protecting the weak tooth from further breaking. Crowns are commonly made from porcelain or a mix of porcelain and metal.
The lifespan of your crown is based on the following:
Having dental crowns is a two-step procedure, which involves:
The results will be similar to a natural tooth and also give out a pleasing appearance