A dental crown is a “cap” placed on a damaged tooth or on a dental implant in the event that the tooth has been lost. Externally, the crown completely imitates the shape and color of your tooth.
Tooth crowns can be made of different materials (ceramics, zirconium oxide, or porcelain-fused-to-metal). It takes us no more than 7 days to fabricate crowns and dentures.
We try to approach the issues associated with the restoration of teeth function in a comprehensive manner. Where several teeth are missing on one jaw, then placing one implant and one crown will not be the right solution. We’ll explain why below.
There are situations where the patient needs to insert 5 implants in place of 5 missing teeth, and the patient asks to start with one implant and then mount a crown on it. Accordingly, an awkward situation arises at the prosthetic stage, when we place only one crown. Thereby we fail to adjust the upper-to-lower teeth relationship, so that the teeth begin to lean in the direction of the empty space that used to be occupied by now missing teeth disturbing the tooth row. Many dentists ignore these aspects, we do not.
Placing one crown is the easiest job to do. That is, if a person loses a tooth, it is replaced with an implant and a crown put on. It’s a simple and straightforward dental solution. Most often, we perform more complex and reliable prosthetic work accompanied with alignment of the dental arch.
Usually, it takes one hundred and five days for an implant to heal and a crown to be installed on this implant. If the task is not to leave the patient without a tooth during implant healing, we recourse to different methods of temporary prosthetics.
In virtually every clinical case we use temporary crowns or temporary bridges. As posterior teeth are not visible when a person talks, the teeth absence does not affect the aesthetics. There temporary prosthetics can be dispensed with.
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