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Crowns

If unsightly teeth are spoiling your smile, crowns can offer a neat, natural-coloured cover up.

Sometimes known as ‘caps’, they fit completely over a whole tooth, concealing defects caused by chips, decay, discolouration or large fillings. Made from a variety of materials, including metal, porcelain, resin or ceramic, they can also be used to support a dental bridge or affixed to a dental implant.

Benefits

Treatment steps

Aftercare

The best way to care for your crown is to stay on top of your oral hygiene – this means keeping your teeth and gums healthy by brushing with a fluoride toothpaste twice day and flossing between your teeth. You also need to see your dentist regularly for check-ups so they can keep an eye on your crown and the tooth underneath.

A crown protects a tooth from decay but not where it meets the gum and it does not protect against gum disease, so it’s important to keep the area clean and free from bacteria.

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