Crowns and bridges in Cape Town

A crown will be necessary when the natural tooth have been destroyed by decay or due to an accident where normal restorative dentistry will no longer be sufficient to restore the tooth to its natural form and function.
Although porcelein veneered metal crowns are still the most popular due to their strength ,all porcelein(Emax)crowns are lately becoming more popular due to their superior aesthetic qualities,especially where the front teeth needs to be restored.Cad cam technology is also becoming more popular,especially where someone needs to have a crown in a single visit but this can be more expensive than conventional crowns that is laboratory processed.
A bridge is where a tooth or teeth was lost due to decay or an accident as well as congenitally absent teeth.The teeth on both side of the gap is prepared to receive crowns(abutment teeth)and the false tooth(pontic)or teeth will be supported by the abutments.This is laboratory processed and the porcelein veneered metal crowns (VMK)is the most popular due to their strength although Zirconium is also very popular but long term studies is still neccesary to prove their long term survival rate.

Crowns and bridges in Cape Town | South Africa

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Crowns and bridges in Cape Town | South Africa

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