Dental Crowns and Bridges

Dental Crowns and Bridges

WHAT ARE DENTAL CROWNS?

Dental Crowns/ cap is placed on the tooth to restore the shape, size, form and appearance of the tooth. It also enhances the strength of the tooth.

If the major part of the tooth is missing, then the crown is the best solution for it.

WHEN IS DENTAL CROWN NEEDED?

Dental Crowns are needed in the following situations:

  1. To restore a badly broken or decayed tooth
  2. After Root Canal Treatment of a tooth
  3. To change the shade/size/form of a tooth
  4. Crowns are placed over implants to replace missing teeth
  5. Crowns are a part of a bridge framework
  6. To restore teeth with significant wear

WHAT ARE VARIOUS TYPES OF DENTAL CROWNS?

AT Trudentz Dental Crown and bridge Centre, Chandivali, Powai, we offer all the best possible types of caps depending upon the need.

Metal Crowns

Advantage:

  • Restores function
  • Inexpensive

Disadvantage:

  • Not aesthetic

PFM (Porcelain fused to Base Metal Crowns)

Advantage:

  • Tooth Coloured
  • Aesthetic

Disadvantage:

  • Chipping of Porcelain
  • Black Margin seen

Tilite crown: Porcelain Fused to Titanium Alloy

Advantage:

  • Tooth Coloured
  • Aesthetic
  • Better marginal fit
  • Computerized Fabrication
  • 7 years replacement warranty
  • Nickel free
  • Medical grade titanium alloy

Disadvantage:

  • Chipping of Porcelain
  • Black Margin seen

Zirconia (Metal Free)

Advantage:

  • Tooth Coloured
  • Aesthetic
  • No black margin seen as it is metal free

Disadvantage:

  • Since it is opaque, cannot be used for front teeth

Bruxzir

  • Strongest Crown
  • Monolithic Zirconia
  • 15 years warranty

Emax Crown

  • Most aesthetic crown

FAQs

Q.1. What Is The Cost Of Dental Crowns?

The cost varies depending upon the crown selected. At Trudentz Dental Crown Clinic, Chandivali, Powai, we offer you all options right from the basic metal crown to the most advanced CAD/CAM monolithic Zirconia crowns.

Q.2. How Long does a cap last?

Depending upon the case and your maintenance, a cap may last from 5 to 15 years.

Q.3. Is it mandatory to put a crown after Root Canal treatment?

Yes, it is advised to get a crown done after RCT, to prevent fracture of the tooth.

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