The thickness of the crown that will be fitted will be the same as the amount of tooth substance that is removed. To prevent the crown from becoming dislodged, tooth preparation is done to achieve the best possible occlusal and axial reduction. Before preparing the teeth, anaesthetic is given, so the treatment is not uncomfortable.
A crown is a complete covering that restores the tooth’s enamel layer. Crowns are typically constructed of porcelain, metal, or ceramic material. It is cemented on top of a sound, rooted tooth that requires bolstering and defence. A bridge is a dental appliance that employs two crowns to cover a gap left by a missing tooth. The two nearby teeth, known as the abutments, are covered by the crowns. An artificial tooth that blends in with the rest of your smile serves as the pontic, or centre, of the bridge.
If you take care of your teeth, a Dental crown or bridge treatment may last for as long as 15 years or even more. But don’t worry; your dentist can redo the crown or bridge when the time comes, extending your time with your beautiful smile by at least 15 years.
Maintaining good dental hygiene is crucial, so make sure to brush and floss twice daily. Be careful not to break the healing by chewing on crunchy things like