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Crown and bridge diagramatic representation at Agrasen Dental Wellness Center, Tri-Nagar
Things you may want to know about Crowns and Bridges

What is a Crown/Cap?

A crown is a cap that is placed over a tooth when it becomes really weak (it can break). It is required when the a tooth becomes brittle, cracked, severely stained,  worn out or requires strengthening after a RCT.

What is a bridge?

A bridge is a group of crowns/caps used collectively to bridge the gap created between teeth after extraction.

What are the various materials used for crowns and bridges?

Dental crowns can be made from various materials, including porcelain, ceramic, metal alloys, or a combination of materials. The choice of material depends on factors such as durability, aesthetics, and the tooth's location in the mouth.

Can I eat normally with crowns and bridges?

Yes, crowns and bridges allow you to eat and chew normally. However, it's advisable to avoid extremely hard or sticky foods to prevent damage to the restorations and ensure their longevity.

Why might I need a dental bridge?

Dental bridges are used to restore your smile, improve chewing and speaking abilities, maintain facial structure, and prevent adjacent teeth from shifting. They are an effective solution for replacing missing teeth, enhancing oral function, and boosting confidence.

How can I care for my crowns and bridges?

Maintain good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing regularly. Attend routine dental check-ups and cleanings. Avoid biting on hard objects or using your teeth as tools. With proper care, crowns and bridges can last many years.

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