Overview About Crowns
The Dental Bridges and Crowns are fixes prosthetic devices. Crowns are most often used to cover a space or a damaged tooth or cover with an implant. can be cemented to natural teeth or implants that surround a space where a tooth once was
Benefits of Bridges and Crowns
In addition to improving the appearance, the bridges and crowns help the alignment and occlusion of a tooth. the spaces left by the lack of a tooth can cause the remaining teeth to move, which can cause a bad bite. bridges and crowns help to avoid this problem.
Procedures a Crowns
The procedure of placing a crown on the top of an implant to provide a shape and structure similar to that of a natural tooth. There porcelain or ceramic crowns can be combined with the color of your natural teeth.
A bridge is mounted on a space where teeth are missing and attached to a tooth or implant. It is teeth known as pillars, they have the function of anchoring for the bridge, a replacement tooth or known as pontic are attached to the crowns that cover the pillar, just as crowns also have the option of materials for bridges. The dentist can help you decide which is the best option for you
Materials for Dental Crowns
Crowns can be made ahead of time (prefabricated) or made to order in a laboratory. Prefabricated crowns are made of plastic or stainless steel. They can be used on a temporary basis until a permanent crown is made.
Crowns can be made of:
Porcelain fused to metal (PFM)
Porcelain fused to zirconia
bridges and crowns can last a lifetime, sometimes they are loosened or fall off. To ensure that your crown, it is important to maintain good oral hygiene. Keep your gums and teeth healthy. brush with fluoride toothpaste twice a day and floss daily, to preserve your new crowns, avoid chewing hard foods.
Cost for Dental Crowns
The prices can vary considerably, also influences the type of material that is used in the treatment. we attach a price comparison of a standard ceramic crown
In the United States, a ceramic crown has an average price of $ 1,200 USD in Mexico can find prices from $ 350 USD