Restore and improve your
smile with dental crowns
Over time, teeth can be damaged, cracked or weakened by decay, injuries or just use over time. Our dentists at Dr. Michaels Dental Clinic will cover or “cap” your damaged tooth using a crown. They are made to match the color of your natural teeth, and besides strengthening an impaired tooth, crowns can be used to improve your teeth’s appearance, shape or alignment.
Dental crowns can be fashioned from stainless steel, ceramic, acrylic, gold and metal alloys. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, crowns are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and can only be removed by your dentist.
A dental crown covers and serves as a solid replacement for a crooked or damaged tooth. It is crafted from a high-end material, used to last for years to come.
Full Rehabilitation with
Crowns, Veneers & Implant Crowns
Crowns & Veneers on Eight Upper
Crown & Veneer on 2 Upper
Centrals after Teeth Whitening
Our dental experts may recommend a crown to:
- Protect a weak tooth from breaking, or hold together segments of a cracked tooth
- Restore an already damaged tooth
- Replace a large filling when there is not enough tooth remaining
- Hold a dental bridge in place
- Cover a dental implant
- Cover a badly shaped or severely discoloured tooth
- Cover a tooth that has had root canal treatment
How long does a dental crown last?
With good oral hygiene, crowns can last a lifetime. A crown may come loose or fall out if the underlying tooth is damaged by gum disease or tooth decay. While a crowned tooth does not require any special care, it is important to keep your gums and teeth healthy by brushing with fluoride toothpaste for two minutes twice a day and flossing daily.
Also, remember that regular checkups and professional cleanings are just as necessary to make sure you maintain your optimum oral health.
Maintain your facial structure
with dental bridges
Dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants and are known as fixed removable dentures that literally fill the gap created by one or more missing teeth.
Dental bridges are made up of two or more crowns for the teeth on either side of the gap; these two teeth are called abutment teeth. Also, a false tooth or more teeth are placed in between. These false teeth are called pontics and can be made either from gold, alloys, porcelain, or a combination of these materials.
If you have lost a tooth/teeth, bridges can restore your smile, your ability to properly speak and chew and maintain your facial structure. Bridges can also prevent your remaining teeth from shifting out of position.
Bridges can restore your smile, your ability to properly speak and chew and maintain your facial structure. Bridges can also prevent your remaining teeth from shifting out of position.
How long do dental bridges last?
Depending on which type of bridge your dentist suggests, its success depends on the foundation. This is why it’s vital to keep your remaining teeth strong and healthy. On the average, dental bridges can last five to seven years. With good oral hygiene and regular professional cleaning, a fixed bridge can even last for over a decade.