Crowns & Bridges
A crown is a type of dental restoration, which completely caps or encircles a tooth. Crown is indicated to restore a broken or damaged tooth or safeguard Root Canal treated teeth. They are typically bonded to the tooth using dental cement.
About Crowns & Bridges
A Bridge is a dental restoration used to replace a single or multiple missing teeth by joining permanently to adjacent teeth.
A Crown or a bridge is either made up of Ceramo Metal, Zirconia, or an all Ceramic material depending on the given situation, to match the requirement of function and aesthetics. These are fabricated using the modern CAD/CAM technology or Metal Laser Sintering to provide for a precise fit and come with a warranty of up to 15* years.
At Opus Dental Specialities, one can choose from the conventional Ceramo-metal to the very esthetic, all Ceramic/ Zirconia core Ceramic crowns crafted to bear a strikingly close resemblance to natural teeth
Frequently Asked Questions.(FAQ)
A Crown is indicated to restore a broken or damaged tooth or safeguard Root Canal treated teeth. A Bridge is indicated to replace a missing tooth / teeth by crowning or support from adjacent teeth.
With modern local anesthetics, there is virtually no pain during the procedures. The patient can expect some slight discomfort after visits similar to that following a visit for simple restorative dentistry (“fillings”).
Because porcelain veneers are thin and cover less of the tooth surface, they require less re-shaping of the tooth than a crown, thereby conserving more of your natural tooth structure. They are hence sometimes referred to as minimal or no preparation restorations, ‘Thinneers’.
Before proceeding with your crown and bridgework, you will receive a “Sequence of Treatment” which outlines the number of visits, the length of time for each visit, and the number of weeks required for total treatment. This depends on the kind of restoration required and the existing bite of the patient.
Composite Resin veneers over a period of time can discolor or chip and may need maintainance or periodic redoing. However, Ceramic veneers are resistant to staining and are a permanent option.
No, at no time between visits will you be without teeth or aesthetically compromised. Temporary crown and bridgework made of a durable aesthetic plastic will be placed immediately to allow normal functioning and aesthetics until the permanent work is completed.
A crown or bridge can be made up of Ceramic using either Metal, Zirconia, or an Lithium Disilicate material depending on the requirement of function and aesthetics. These are fabricated by casting or pressing procedure or alternatively the most advanced & precise CAD-CAM technology which comes with a limited warranty from the Company of 10 to 15 years.
The cost differs according to the material used and the fabrication procedures and also the number of teeth involved. So, contact us at Opus Dental Specialities for an instant quote for your restoration.
Dr. Burzin Khan - Chief Dentist
Prosthodontist & Implantologist
Dr. Anubha Jain
General & Aesthetic Dentist & Implantologist
Dr. Ektaa Sheth
Dr. Niralee Shah
Prosthodontist & General Dentist
Dr. Ritika Parikh
General and Implant Dentist