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Crowns And Bridges

Dental care, with advances in science and technology, has outgrown the conventional treatment styles and can now provide the most elicit and precise procedures for each patient alike. At our center, our dentists offer consultation and recommend a surgery or procedure, based on the analysis. If you have a case of damaged tooth but haven’t lost the tooth completely then our team of dental experts would suggest a dental crown, in case of an individual tooth and a bridging type, in case of a loss of two or more teeth, to ensure a fuller mouth and good oral hygiene.

Both, crowns and most of the bridges, are fixed prosthetic devices. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, which you can take out and clean daily, crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and can only be removed by a dentist.

Why do you need a dental crown?

As the word crown suggests, a dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth, to protect it from further damage and to help the tooth in restoring its strength, size and appearance. They often come in the picture, when excessive cavity in even a single tooth, threatens to disrupt the oral hygiene and compromise the health of other teeth.

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Here are a few reasons why dental crowns may become an immediate necessity:
  • To cover a large-filling tooth and to support it, in case of a partial or very meager tooth remaining.
  • To restore a broken tooth if it has severe worn down.
  • Crown helps to hold a dental bridge in place.
  • To help cover a severely discolored tooth and avoid misshaping of further kind.
  • To create a cosmetic modification or even cover an existing dental implants.

Dental crowns also help in protecting a weak tooth from breaking, to ensure that the tooth can be held together and broken parts still stay intact. With the help of dental crowns, further damage or breakage in a tooth can be very well achieved.

Types of Crowns

3M Lava Classic
  • Precision CAD/CAM system for outstanding marginal fit & superior fit relative to leading competition
  • Proven high strength performance-1440 mpa 3-pt. bend strength
  • 10+ Years clinical study with 100% survival rate.
  • Natural translucency and unmatched aesthetics
  • Patented substructure system available in 8 shades
  • Limited 10 Years warranty*

Czar Crown

  • BruxZir™ is a biocompatible medical-grade Solid monolithic Zirconia.
  • Virtually unbreakable
  • Far more chip-resistant due to the solid zirconia with no porcelain overlay
  • Minimum occlusal reduction of 1mm is required.
  • Ideal solution for all types of posterior restoration including implants.
  • BruxZir is Highly recommended for patients that lack the preparation space for a PFM or for bruxers who have broken a PFM in the past.

Ultra - Translucent 5YW

  • When a case demands high esthetics 5YW ULTRA TRANSLUCENT delivers the 'WOW' factor for your patients.
  • Its radiant beauty is milled over CAD/CAM and layered with E.MAX porcelain from Ivoclar Vivadent (Switzerland) to give your patients the best they deserve.
  • Milled over CAD/CAM hence precise on fit & perfect with function in the mouth.
  • Highly recommended for Anterior cases.
  • The resulting restoration exhibits lifelike esthetics independent of the shade of the prepared tooth.


  • 10 years of clinical evidence, over 40 million restorations & 98.2% survival rate. IPS e.max lithium disilicate speaks for itself.
  • Lithium disilicate is an esthetically pleasing ceramic material with a flexural strength of 360 - 400Mpa.
  • Emax restorations can help you fix chipped teeth, misaligned teeth & gaps between the teeth.
  • To maximize esthetics with emax, it is also important to select the shade of prepared tooth
  • Adhesive bonding and conventional cementation.

Tilite crown

  • Tilite is a 100% Medically Pure ceramic alloy with titanium from USA made utilizing 7 Medically Pure earth elements.
  • Tilite ceramic bond & compressive strength proved to be 30% greater than the highest rated precious alloy & more than twice that of the most popular Non-Precious metal alloy test to date.
  • Over 125 million (12.5 crores) units in the mouth with no Biological problems for over 30 years.
  • Tilite PFM is ideal to be used with Implants because of its Medical Purity.
  • Ideal for patients sensitive to nickle chrome

Bridges: As the name suggests, dental bridges are made up of two or more crowns, to bridge the gap between the missing teeth in a mouth. These false teeth can be made from various alloys of metals or even using gold and are referred to as pontics. Dental bridges gain their support, once they are placed, with the help of the natural teeth in once mouth.

Here are some of the benefits that dental bridges can offer:

  • Withhold teeth from drifting out of their original position
  • Allow the patient to chew, speak and carry out day-to-day activities smoothly
  • Restore the patient’s smile and enhance facial structure
  • Replaces missing teeth and helps distribute the force of a bite.

There are typically three types of dental bridges: the traditional bridge, cantilever bridge and the Maryland bonded bridge. Often the bridges last up to 15 years or longer based on good oral hygiene and regular checkups and updates.

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