The dental crown is a tooth shaped cap used to help restore the functionality, strength, shape,
and size of damaged teeth. Dental crowns can be screwed or cemented depending on the procedure
Dental crown used to cover natural teeth
First, the dentist will clean and reshape the tooth receiving the crown, while the permanent
crown is prepared a temporary crown will be placed. Once the crown is ready it will be cemented
in the affected tooth.
Dental crown used to cover a dental implant
The crown is placed over the implant to help restore the functionality of the missing teeth.
There are two methods to place the crown into the abutment; The cemented method can preserve the
crown’s appearance avoiding the unaesthetic screw access and provides greater resistance to
porcelain fracture. The screwed method allows the specialist to easily recover the crown in case
of maintenance or fracture.
Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this
treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our
physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our
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In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information
about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.