Fixed Bridge

Fixed Bridge

Metal Ceramic Bridge

An esthetic metal ceramic fixed partial dentures restoring the missing upper left first molar of a female patient. The restoration follows the four basic principles in esthetic dentistry: Anatomy, Emergence profile, Trigone principle, and Arrangement.

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Affordable Cantilever Dental Bridge

Affordable Cantilever Dental Bridge

2nd premolar is a pontic supported by crown on the 1st premolar.

A cantilever bridge provides support for the pontic at one end only. The pontic may be attached to a single retainer or to two or more retainers splinted together, but has no connection at the other end of the pontic.

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Zirconia Fixed Dental Bridge

Zirconia Fixed Dental Bridge

4 Units Zirconia Fixed Partial Denture

All ceramic fixed partial dentures on full coverage abutments offer the follwing benefits:
1. Corrosion problems are avoided.
2. They have good esthetic properties.
3. Natural looking restorative material color.
4. Zirconia FPDs have very low temperature conduction.

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Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns
Synonyms : Jacket, Jacket Crown, Crown Restoration, Cap
A dental crown is a dental restoration that covers a tooth to restore it to its normal shape, size and function. Its purpose is to strengthen or improve the appearance of a tooth.

A dental crown can
– restore a tooth when there isn’t enough tooth remaining to provide support for a large filling
– attach a bridge to replace missing teeth
– protect weak tooth from fracturing
– restore a fractured tooth
– cover a badly shaped or discolored teeth
– cover a dental implant

Lithium disilicate jacket crown. Photo credit: Dr. Jesus Lecitona

Lithium disilicate jacket crown. Photo credit: Dr. Jesus Lecitona

What is it made from?
The look and function of a crown are considered when choosing the material ideal for your case.
Crowns are made from several types of materials: metal alloys, porcelain, composite resin, acrylic resin or combinations of these materials.

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Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment
Synonyms : Root Canal Therapy, Endodontic Treatment, Endodontic Therapy, RCT

FAQ about Root Canal Therapy

Question : Why Would a Tooth Needs Endodontic Treatment?
Answer : Endodontic treatment is necessary when the pulp is already on it irrerversible state, meaning even restoring the tooth with a composite the disease process in the pulp would continue and eventually the pulp will die and lead to an abscess formation.

Q : Signs & Symptoms Commonly Experienced by Patients Requiring Endodontic Needs.
A : The most common symptoms would start from sensitivity to cold that lingers then finally also sensitive to hot drinks or food. On chronic stage the patient would see a pimple-like structure on the gum area (sinus tract) of the affected tooth.

Q : Is a Root Canal Treatment a Painful Procedure?
A : Root canal treatment can be done without pain with proper use of anesthetics. However, occasionally there are some teeth considered as “HOT TOOTH” and anesthesia is difficult. In this case a devitalizer is placed on the cavity and the patient is asked to come back to continue the treatment.

Endodontically treated lower premolar restored with a lithium disilicate dental crown. Photo credit: Dr. Jesus Lecitona

Endodontically treated lower premolar restored with a lithium disilicate dental crown. Photo credit: Dr. Jesus Lecitona

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