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What is a Dental Crown

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At Family Dentistry of Frisco we aim to educate and enrich our patients lives, Our staff have a passion for making sure our patient are well informed and that they are fully aware of the treatment they receive and what it entails. This presentation if one of many we use to aid dental patient education. This presentation discusses dental crowns and shows one of the thousands of conservative, minimally invasive and long lasting dental crowns placed at our full service general dental practice each year. enjoy the presentation and feel free to visit our office.

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What is a Dental Crown

  1. 1. Dr.Paresh B Patel DDS BDS MFGDP MFDS RCS MICOIFamily Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  2. 2. Indication for a Crown • Loss of a significant proportion of Coronal hard tissue, such that the tooth requires circumferential bracing to support structure and function. • Loss of tooth structure can be due to, - Dental Caries - Access for endodontic therapy - Fracture of the tooth - Tooth wear due to Erosion, Abrasion or Attrition • Cosmetic re contouring of the shape and color of teeth • Modify the shape of teeth to support a prosthesis. Dr.Paresh B Patel Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  3. 3. This Maxillary first Molar tooth had been restored with a Dental Amalgam restoration18 years ago. The Amalgam restoration showed Clinical and Radiographic signs ofdecay. Significant cracks were visible extending over the marginal ridges over thetooth. The tooth was positive to cold testing and no symptoms were present. Afterdiscussion the patient agreed to have the tooth crowned with a all ceramic lithium Disilicate ( E-max) crown to achieve cuspal bracing. Dr. Paresh B Patel Family Dentistry of Frisco www. FDFrisco.com
  4. 4. Dr.Paresh B Patel DDS BDS MFGDP MFDS RCS MICOIFamily Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  5. 5. Dr.Paresh B Patel DDSFamily Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  6. 6. Dr .Paresh B PatelFamily Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  7. 7. Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  8. 8. Dr.Paresh B PatelDDS BDS MFGDP MFDS RCS MICOI Family Dentistry of Friscowww.sedationdentistryof frisco.com
  9. 9. Dr.Paresh B Patel DDSFamily Dentistry of Frisco www.fdfrisco.com
  10. 10. Dr. Paresh B Patel DDS BDS MFGDP MFDS MICOI Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  11. 11. Dr. Paresh B Patel DDS BDS MFGDP MFDS MICOI Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  12. 12. Dr. Paresh B Patel DDS BDS MFGDP MFDS MICOI Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  13. 13. Dr. Paresh B Patel DDS BDS MFGDP MFDS MICOI Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com
  14. 14. Dr.Paresh B Patel DDS BDS MFGDP MFDS RCS MICOIFamily Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com Family Dentistry of Frisco www.FDFrisco.com

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