Dental crown is generally known as simply cap. Generally, part of decayed tooth is covered by means of enamel. In dentistry, dental crown is very popular treatment. Dental crown is used for replacement of old, decayed or damaged teeth. It is more essential than dental filling. Dental crown is best restoration method of teeth. Dental crowns cover the whole observable characteristic of a tooth, a dental crown is like new outer surface of teeth.
What are the dental crown?
Dental crown is tooth like cap which is placed over damaged tooth. Dental crown is covering broken tooth by re-established shape and size of teeth for recover its look. A dental crown coated most of the showing part of a tooth and Because of metal or porcelain’s dental crown decay does not affect cap. Dental crown is always great options for restoration in dentistry.
Material for dental crown
- Composite resin material
- Valuable metals
Types of dental crown
Gold dental crown - Gold dental crown is like natural teeth. It is very strong.
Glass dental crown - It looks like natural teeth which is used on both side of teeth that is on front and back of teeth.
Porcelain dental crown - This dental crown is not strong crown. Normally, used at front side of teeth. This dental crown is also looks like natural teeth.
Temporary crown - Temporary crowns are made up of stainless steel which is made in dentist office. This crown can be used for temporary restoration until a permanent crown is created by the laboratory.
Why dental crown is required?
Dental crown can be required in following condition of teeth;
- Fracture of teeth
- For dental implantation
- Loss of enamel
- For dental bridge
- Decay with loss of enamel and dentin
- For making strong teeth
- After root canal therapy
- For improve cosmetic appearance
- Discoloration of teeth
- For restore shape of tooth