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Fixing Your Smile with Dental Crowns

Smile WITH DENTAL CROWNS DIFFERENT TYPES OF CROWNS > Typically used only temporarily on permanent teeth • Protects the tooth in the time it takes to make a crown from another material • Often used for primary teeth because the crown will come out when the tooth does STAINLESS STEEL » Crown metals include gold, palladium, nickel, and chromium alloy • Less tooth needs to be removed for metal crowns to be fit • Durable but conspicuous, so a better choice for back teeth METALS • Can be matched in color to your normal teeth for a more discreet appearance • Metal may show around the gum line as a dark area • May cause more wear on opposing teeth than other materials PORCELAIN AND METAL » The best choice for color matching and an inconspicuous appearance • An ideal solution for patients who have metal allergies » Excellent choice for front teeth CERAMIC OR PORCELAIN REASONS FOR DENTAL CROWNS PROTECTION RESTORATION Crowns protect decayed, weak, or cracked teeth from further damage Crowns restore function and aesthetics to broken or severely worn teeth SUPPORT REPLACEMENT Crowns can serve as anchors for dental bridges to replace missing teeth Crowns can support a tooth with a sizeable filling Crowns can also cover dental implants, a permanent tooth replacement solution AESTHETICS A discolored or misshapen tooth can be improved with a crown YourSmile INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: YOUR SMILE WWW.YOUR-SMILE.COM Sources: EIXING YOUR

Fixing Your Smile with Dental Crowns

shared by BrittSE on Mar 08
Many patients like metal dental crowns because less tooth needs to be removed for this option to be fit! Discover other facts about metal and other materials used to create dental crowns by setting yo...


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