Dental crowns cover over and encase the tooth on which they are cemented. We may recommend a crown to:
The type of crown your dentist recommends will depend on the tooth involved and sometimes on your preference.
Bridges are commonly used to replace one or more missing teeth. Bridges are cemented to the teeth (known as abutments) on either side of the missing teeth. A replacement tooth, called a pontic, is attached to the crowns that cover the abutments.