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Jun 2014
6th
 

Metal free crowns- no black lines

If you have a dental crown, this article is for you. In the old days of dentistry, there were only a few types of crown. Namely: 1. Metal crowns 2. Gold crowns 3. Porcelain bonded to metal crowns Now metal and gold crowns have their place, but they do not look like teeth! Porcelain bonded to metal crowns were devised to overcome this problem and still provide adequate strength. Over the years, these have proven to be a great success on the whole. However, they still contain metal and all too often a bla… READ MORE
Sep 2013
11th
 

All ceramic crowns- no black lines

In general, we adopt a metal free policy wherever possible. This is especially the case at the front of the mouth where aesthetics are highly important. We now routinely use all ceramic crowns for front teeth. The great advantage of these crowns is that with no metal, the aesthetics are excellent and there is no issue with the dreaded 'black' line visible at the gum level. The photograph below shows a super close up view of some front teeth. One of them has an all ceramic crown. Can you tell which one? W… READ MORE
Jun 2013
14th
 

Case of the month- June 2013

Our case of the month for June involves dental implants and ceramic crowns. Dental implants are without question, the very best option to replace teeth. Whether you are missing one tooth, several teeth or all of your teeth, dental implants should be considered as the first line option. In the past, replacing teeth with implants was a long, drawn out procedure and costly too. However, with the advances in modern dentistry and techniques, the treatment can be delivered quickly, with minimum fuss and is affor… READ MORE
 

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