Dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over the tooth surface to improve its appearance.Dental crown can repair extensively decayed or damaged teeth. Dental crowns may be of gold metal,silver metal, porcelain or a combination of porcelain and metal. The damage to the teeth should be repaired by using crowns. Crowns restore the size of shortened teeth, restore a patient’s bite,eliminate sensitivity and improve the aesthetics of the teeth.
Crowns are usually bonded to the tooth with the help of dental cement. A dental crown may be needed to:
Veneers, also referred to as porcelain veneers or porcelain laminates,are thin wafer-like material, which is tooth coloured and designed to cover the front portion of the teeth. Dental veneers are indicated to correct and repair chips and cracks, improve a worn appearance or severe tooth discolouration. Veneers may also be recommended if you have gaps in your teeth or if you have not had success with teeth whitening.
Dental veneers can be of two types: composite or porcelain. Veneers made up of composite require minimal tooth preparation, but tend to stain over a period of time. Porcelain-made veneers require more tooth preparation but they resist stain better and last longer. Porcelain veneers transmit light better to create a more translucent and natural appearance.
I consider myself fortunate enough to pursue a profession which I’m passionate about. I gain immense satisfaction in practicing dentistry, which I have been doing since 2002. In the last few years I have developed my interest in the field of Dental Implantology because I believe it to be the key in the future of oral rehabilitation.
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