Patient Concerns and Aversions
Crowns and Bridges
A crown may be made out of gold, a silver colored metal, or white porcelain.
A crown is similar to a thimble fitting over a finger and fits the tooth precisely.
A crown is cemented or bonded to the prepared tooth.
Porcelain crowns are often used for cosmetic reasons. If your feel you have a need, consult your dentist.
It is not removable.
As in a crown, a bridge can be made of white procelain, gold, a silver colored metal or a combination of these.
A fixed bridge is the most realistic method of replacing teeth, both in appearance and chewing comfort.