Crowns are also called 'Caps'. The affected tooth is reshaped so that it can be augmented by a natural-looking synthetic material, usually porcelain. This procedure is also beneficial for teeth that show wear and tear or are crooked. Also, crowns are put on tooth which had root canal treatment done.
Bridges are vital in protecting not only the balance of your bite and chewing motion, but the integrity of your facial features as well. A person who leaves missing teeth unattended may permanently alter the shape and contour of his or her face. Bridges easily restore not only the balance of the mouth, but typically look and feel as natural as your own teeth.
To ensure the most natural and comfortable result, dentures must be custom fit to an individual's mouth and gums. Dentures that are correctly developed and fitted will restore a natural looking and secure bite and smile.
There are different composite filling materials to choose from and you and your dentist should decide which one best suits your needs. Early detection of cavities is the best way to treat them, as many can be filled without the need of drilling or needles.