Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns from Illume

By: Illume  10/12/2010
Keywords: dental implants, dental surgery, Cosmetic dentist

 Crowns, often referred to as ‘caps’ are used to rebuild teeth that are broken down or otherwise weakened.
What are the advantages?
Rather than going inside a tooth like a traditional filling, a crown goes over the whole tooth thereby covering up weakened parts of the tooth and original filling. Biting forces are then better resisted by the tooth with less risk of further fracture. Strong and long lasting crowns can be made from both cast metals and tooth coloured ceramic materials or often a combination of both..

Keywords: Cosmetic dentist, dental implants, dental surgery