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Art Meets Science in Crowns and Bridgework

bridgework, crowns

Skilled portrait painters make their subjects' teeth look real by utilizing a careful blend of form, color and brushwork. Dentists may use a different set of materials and techniques, but the end result is the same: a pleasing, natural-looking smile. Placing crowns and bridgework is one facet of dentistry where more...

Crowns and Bridges: Two Paths to Tooth Restoration

bridgework, crowns

Teeth that are slightly chipped or discolored can sometimes be repaired by dental bonding, or a related method. But when a tooth is lacking much of its structure — or is entirely missing — then a crown or bridge may be the restoration of choice. What exactly are these restorations? more...