What is a Dental Crown?
Dental Crowns are coverings/cappings customized according to the shape and size and color of your teeth fixed over your natural teeth using dental cement. These coverings protect your teeth making them functional in oral cavity. Dental crowns can be given to any age group.
What are Dental Bridges?
Dental Bridges are fixed treatment options to replace missing teeth when there are natural teeth present in the front and back of missing teeth region capable of giving support to the bridge.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long do Dental Crowns and bridges last?
Crowns and bridges are supposed to last at least 10-15 years if the following conditions are met:
You are regular with your dental visits.
You are following meticulous oral hygiene at home including routine flossing.
Can Dental Bridge be repaired?
Dental bridges can be repaired on a temporary /interim basis. For long-term efficiency, it is advisable to get your bridge replaced rather than repaired.
Is it painful to have a crown put on your tooth?
Procedures undertaken to fix a dental crown are completely painless.
What should I do if my crown gets dislodged?
If complete crown/cap has dislodged, please avoid chewing from that side of the jaw until you can see the dentist. The same crown can be re-fixed if your tooth and crown/cap are in healthy
Is it essential to put a crown after Root Canal Treatment?
If damage to the tooth caused by decay/cavities is extensive, it is advisable to fix a crown on tooth after root canal treatment to prevent the tooth from fracturing under chewing forces.