crown or cap is a custom made restoration
that covers a tooth with sustained
significant loss of structure. They are
used to restore teeth to a certain shape
and size along with providing strength. In
cases where rct has been perfomed the
crowns are highly recommended.
With todays advancement in dentistry the
crowns are fabricated from various
1) Metal crowns.
2) Porcelain fused to metal crowns.
3) Metal free ceramic crowns.
When multiple crowns are fabricated
jointly to fill gaps of missing teeth or
pontics is called a bridge. the bridge to
succeed needs to be supported by healthy
teeth on each side for strength.
The bridges can also be made from the
materials mentioned above.