Implants and Crown Restoration
A dental implant is an artificial root made of metal which it is inserted into the jawbone to replace the root of the natural tooth. On this an artificial replacement tooth is attached. The implant acts as an anchor to hold the replacement tooth in place.When replacing several teeth or all of your teeth, a fixed bridge is anchored to your dental implants. The bridge is held firmly in place by dental implants on each side of the missing tooth or teeth.
3 Units Bridge
In the above example is shown how a 3 units bridge is mounted having the support on the first and last tooth or implant abutment (like in our example).
When the nerve of your tooth becomes infected, or your tooth is badly damaged, a successful root canal treatment lets you keep the tooth rather than having to pull it out. Keeping your tooth helps to prevent your other teeth from drifting out of line and causing jaw problems. Saving a natural tooth avoids having to replace it with an artificial tooth.
The root canal treatment consist in removing the diseased pulp for replacing it with a material in order to keep the tooth, restore the tooth's functionality and to avoid the extraction.
Oral Cancer Screening
Crown and Bridges
The crowns and most of the bridges are fixed prosthetic restorations which are not removable because are cemented onto existing tooth or implant.
Crown artificially recreates the crown of the tooth decayed. It can be simple, or associated with an inlay-core (false stump rooted in the root of the tooth by a pin, which will serve as an anchor for the crown).
The crown protects the tooth and it is not noticeable but requires cutting and shaping the tooth.
A bridge is used to replace one or more missing teeth, relying on adjacent teeth- one on each side- and in some cases on multiple intermediate abutment teeth. Advantages: can replace a missing tooth, using a fixed system (which does not remove every day for cleaning) but requires basically cutting and shaping of the abutment teeth.
Final Tooth Installed