Crowns are an ideal restoration for teeth, which have been broken, or have been weakened by decay or a very large filling. The crown fits right over the remaining part of the tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape and contour of a natural tooth. Crowns are sometimes also known as 'caps'.
A precious metal crown (silver), porcelain bonded to metal (white), Gold and Emax (all Porcelain.)Crowns can also require a metal post to be made at times if there isn’t enough tooth left to fit the crown onto.
A bridge is a fixed prosthetic to replace a missing tooth by fixing an abutment to an adjacent tooth on either one or both sides.
Prices of the Crowns vary:
All-Porcelain (E-Max) - From £415
Porcelain Bonded Crown - From £375
Gold Crown - From £460
Post - £120.
NHS Crown - £219
Bridges – From £730
E-Max all porcelain crown
Porcelain Bonded Crown
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