Crowns on teeth
Modern medicine allows you to correctdamaged or missing crowns of teeth, and replace them with optimal artificial crowns. Artificial crowns on the teeth can completely replace the natural teeth of a man, and their aesthetic and functional properties are just as good. So if you have any shortcomings, you can safely seek help from modern dentists.
Crowns of teeth - this is the most common anda simple kind of restoration, which is made by laboratory, covers the visible part of the tooth and is fixed with a special cement. The crown covers the entire tooth, in contrast to the filling, which can restore several surfaces and not more. To resort to the use of a crown is necessary in those cases when the walls of the tooth are too thin, and the probability of their fracture is too high.
Crowns on the teeth are necessary in some cases in order to:
- improve the aesthetic appearance of the tooth;
- to strengthen his condition;
- restore its functions;
- restore the anatomical shape of the tooth.
Restoration of the tooth with the help of a crown occurs lightning fast. And his new "coating" automatically becomes a new surface, thereby completely returning the tooth to its original shape.
Crowns on teeth are made according tocertain actions and as a result must completely imitate a normal chewing tool. In order to make a good crown, you need to choose a good dentist and visit it about three to four times. In general, as much as necessary to determine the size and type of the crown.
During the first visit, the dentist mustPrepare the tooth for the crown. That is, it, along with the adjacent gums, you need to anesthetize, and without anesthesia here can not do. Then you can proceed with the preparation of the tooth. It must be carefully trimmed to reduce the size and shaping, then to make the crown as comfortable as possible on it and not break the clamping and dense placement of a row of teeth.
The next step of the doctor should be the removal of moldsjaws, in order to make a suitable crown. For this procedure, a conventional gypsum was used before, and now it has been replaced with modern impression bodies, since they are more pleasant and convenient. The gypsum model for this impression is cast in the dental laboratory, and now it is possible to simulate a prototype of new artificial crowns.
Before you make a crown on your teeth inthe final version, you need to make a trial. They will be needed to protect your teeth from a variety of irritants and restore an aesthetic appearance, at least for a period, until the permanent crowns are made. Next, determine the color of the future crown, in order to harmonize it with the rest of the teeth. The next step is trying on the metal frame of the crown, to confirm its ideal size or to refute it. And when you last visit the tomatologist, you will finally get permanent crowns.
Before installing new dental crowns in your jaw, you need to study them carefully and choose the most optimal ones. There are the following types of crowns:
- metal - the most tested and old, but far from aesthetic. These include gold crowns, with a spray and steel;
- ceramic - transparent ceramic imitatesnatural optical properties of teeth, and this indicates a high aesthetics. Ceramic crowns do not wear off, do not absorb different dyes and do not darken;
- metal-ceramic - look like real teeth.
In the question "which one should I choose,"follow your own preferences, as well as the recommendations of the dentist. It is the doctor who must advise the most suitable type of crown, taking into account all the important features.
Crowns on teeth have some undeniable advantages:
- the best safety of teeth - under the hermetically seated crown does not penetrate microbes and saliva, and caries does not develop.
Our teeth need proper and constant care, so be vigilant and do not forget about it under any circumstances!