CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

What Types of Crowns Are Available?

Metal crowns may be made of materials including alloys of gold or other non-precious medal based alloys. These type of crowns require the least amount of tooth substance to be removed because the metal base is in thin section. Metal based crowns are very good at taking biting forces and are very good crowns to be placed in the back molar regions where aesthetics are not so important but chewing strength is.

Porcelain fused to metal crowns are very good choice for both anterior and posterior teeth. They can be colour matched to one’s own existing teeth.

Metal free all ceramic crowns represent the ultimate in high aesthetics and look like natural teeth.Zirconium and E-max crowns are translucent in color, which ensures the closest color match to your natural teeth. This also helps to  eliminate the ugly metal band around the gum line that is characteristic of porcelain fused to metal crowns. Since they are made of ceramic, there is no risk of metal allergic reactions.

A crown is normally made over two visits.

  • At the first visit the tooth is prepared and an impression taken of that prepared tooth. The crown is made by a dental technician after the impression of the prepared tooth is sent to a dental laboratory.
  • At the second visit the crown is cemented onto the prepared tooth. In between the preparation and cementation visits a temporary crown is made to preserve form and function.

FAQS

A crown is usually made over two visits. At the first visit the tooth is prepared and an impression taken of that prepared tooth. The impression is then sent to the laboratory so the technician can make a stone model replica of your mouth onto which the crown is expertly fabricated. While the crown is being fabricated, our dentists will make a temporary crown that is stuck onto your tooth with a temporary cement.

At the second visit the temporary crown is removed and the new definitive or bespoke crown is cemented onto your prepared tooth. At the fit appointment, we will check the margins of the crown to ensure they are flush with your tooth creating a good seal in addition to ensuring the crown fits perfectly between your adjacent teeth and in the bite.

General Dentistry Treatments

Dentures

Dentures

Dentures are removable appliances that are made for your mouth to replace missing teeth
Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment

This a dental procedure used to treat infection at the centre of a tooth

Hygiene

Hygiene

Dental hygiene is important to your oral health because it reduces your risk of developing tooth decay and gum disease

Fillings

Fillings

White or tooth coloured composite filling materials are made from a mixture of a resin base filled with glass type particles

Surgical Tooth Extraction

Surgical Tooth Extraction

In certain instances if a tooth cannot be saved then removal is required

Emergency Treatment

Emergency Treatment

Dental pain can affect your sleep and day to day life. It is always a good idea to get it treated as soon as possible

Bridge

Bridge

A bridge is a fixed dental restoration that replaces missing teeth

Crown

Crown

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is cemented over a tooth. It covers the tooth and restores its shape, size, strength and/or improves its appearance