A crown is a means of covering a badly diseased, discoloured or fractured tooth and thereby improving function and appearance. There are a variety of materials but usually porcelain is used which can be coloured and characterised to blend with surrounding teeth.
Two all ceramic crowns
History of fracturing the two front teeth following an accident. The teeth were originally repaired with composite material which had lasted well, but was showing signs of staining and discoloration. Patient requested permanent treatment.
Final result of two all ceramic central crowns. The shape of the new crowns was carefully designed to soften the irregular appearance of the other teeth giving a more natural and pleasing result.
Old crowns showing signs of gum recession. Patient requested new crowns with a lighter shade and more youthful shape.
(Finished result in right hand image)