Restorative Dentistry

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Dental Bridge

A dental bridge is a permanent implementation procedure that replaces a missing tooth or teeth in dental treatment. It's made up of several pieces and combined together to fit into the open position where your tooth or teeth used to be.It is also one of the procedures of restorative dentistry. A dental bridge helps to rebuild tooth loss and prevent the shifting of your teeth. The bridge is attached to teeth on either side of the gap. Whether you choose a temporary bridge or a permanent bridge, this helps you maintain the alignment of your teeth. So you can get back your original shape, size and speak properly. Dental bridges are alternative to partial dentures.

  • Bridges help to fill the gap between the teeth
  • Regular dental checkup is needed
  • Difficulty of the placement
  • Further treatments for alternative dental issues, similar to gum disease.
  • Various dental bridge are offered
  • Bridge can blend with your natural teeth.

Different types of dental bridges:

  • Fixed or permanent bridge- To place a fixed bridge a natural tooth or teeth is required to hold the dental bridge or a crown include either side of pontics Implant supported bridge- It is attached to one or more metal posts which are surgically implanted into your jaw bone.
  • Cantilever bridge- It contains a natural tooth at one side of the gap and Pontics are tied up by a single crown on that natural tooth
  • Resin-bonded bridge - This is frequently used to replace front teeth.
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Advantages of dental bridge

  • Restoring is a natural look to your mouth
  • Restoring the ability to speak normally, and improve self-confident
  • Restoring is the ability to chew food efficiently
  • Preventing adjacent teeth from moving into the empty space, which can cause problems with your bite and lead to other complications
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Dental crowns

A dental crown is one of the most common procedures in restorative dentistry a dentist can perform. A Crown is a tooth-shaped cap your dentist places on a damaged, decayed, or cracked tooth to put back its proper size, shape, and strength. They are mostly done after root canal treatment, when a large filling wears out or when a tooth fractures. As with fillings, crowns can be made up of different materials like metals, porcelain, resin and ceramics. The dentists can perform these things to protect damaged or decayed teeth to enhance your smile.

  • Protects from tooth infections and reshapes the teeth
  • Covers and supports a tooth with a large filling
  • Dental cleaning is included
  • protects a weak tooth
  • Same-day dental crowns
  • practice includes brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day

Types of dental crowns

  • Dental crowns are made up of different materials like ceramic, porcelain, and gold, depending on preference, tooth location, visibility in the mouth are available in different type
  • Gold alloy - It consists of a combination of gold, copper, and other metals.
  • Porcelain-fused-to-metal - It provides a strong bond to the tooth because it is connected to a metal structure, and it is extremely durable.
  • Zirconia - These crowns are made up of powdered metal when dentist may recommend a dental crown Tooth cavity is too large for filling.
  • You have a weakened, chipped tooth or decayed tooth.
  • You had a root canal treatment and helped to protect the restored tooth. Dental implant placed.
  • Discoloured or oddly shaped teeth improve the beautiful appearance of your mouth.
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Procedures for dental crown treatment

  • Tooth preparation
  • Making an impression.
  • Temporary crown placement.
  • Permanent crown diagenesis
  • Dental crowns are visible like your own teeth, so you need to practice good oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and flossing daily. And avoid hard foods or objects like ice or pencils, as that can damage the crown. Finally, be regular to visit your dentist for dental check-ups.