What are the dental Crowns?
These normally known as dental cap, this completely caps a tooth or dental implant, so that can restore the functions, shape, colour of original tooth or implant.
If your teeth are very susceptible for decay. Discoloured tooth Root filled tooth Sometimes for closure of midline gap. (Median diastema)
What are the crown options?
- Silver color or gold.
- Normally uses for back teeth.
PFM (Porcelain fused metal)
- Metal inner core (great for strength).
- Outer porcelain layer gives natural.
Porcelain or Ceramic
- They have a more natural look but are more complex to produce so are often more expensive than crowns which include metal.
Is it painful?
Your tooth is prepared for a crown under a local anaesthetic, and the procedure should feel no different from that of a filling. If you have a crown fitted following a root canal treatment, you may not even need a local anaesthetic