Crowns & Onlays can Fix chipped or broken teeth.

  • They Restore your ability to bite and chew Nicely.
  • Crowns and Onlays Protects the remaining tooth structure.
  • Front Crowns Improve your smile.


What is a dental crown?

A crown or onlay is a type of dental restoration used to fix teeth that have been broken, weakened by decay or contain a very large filling.

What are they made up of?

Dental crowns can be made from various materials like gold,ceramic,composite and porcelain tosuit your individual needs as not all materials are suitable for everyone. Some of the materials allow the dental crowns to be made to match the colour of your natural teeth, providing you with discreet tooth restorations.

When is the dental crown advised?

A crown could be a good solution for you if you have some discoloured fillings and would like to improve their appearance. Crowns can be used to replace these to give you a more appealing smile.

Additionally, if you have had root canal treatment you will need a crown or onlay to protect the restored tooth, allowing you to eat and bite down on it as if it was a real tooth. Crowns are also used to anchor a bridge or denture firmly in place in the mouth.

What is the procedure?

The tooth that needs restoring is prepared and an impression is taken.

A crown is made in the dental laboratory to fit the tooth precisely and match the neighbouring teeth.

The crown is then fitted securely to allow chewing and smiling with confidence.

Benefits for dental crown.

  • restore natural teeth and implants
  • Adjuscent tooth can be matched
  • Gives strength to the fractured and worn down tooth
  • May last for a long time with good oral care and hygiene
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