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Why Does The Dental Lab Choose Crowns and Bridges

- Jan 18, 2019 -


Do you have a tooth that is discolored, decayed, cracked, or chipped? Is your tooth sensitive to temperature or pressure when chewing? In many of these situations a crown can solve all these problems and restore your beautiful smile.

A crown may be required instead of a filling is some situations like:

  1. A heavily decayed tooth

  2. The failure of a large filling

  3. A cracked tooth

  4. Protecting a tooth after root canal treatment

When you have a small cavity a composite filling can be used to restore the tooth. But if the tooth is too broken or decayed, a dental crown is recommended to support and protect the tooth. A tooth may be cracked by trauma, excessive bite force or the weakening of the tooth due to decay. Minor cracks are restored with a full coverage dental crown. Serious cracks causing significant discomfort will require a root canal to relieve your pain, and a crown to ensure the treated tooth does not fracture further.

Dental crowns can be used to restore the appearance of your tooth. Anterior teeth with large fillings and/or fractures are often restored to their previous form and function with full ceramic crowns. All anterior crowns are shade matched with custom shading . This allows for your crown to perfectly match your natural teeth and be completely unnoticeable to the untrained eye.