Single crowns are used to correct dental imperfections.
They are suitable for cases:
- When the teeth are weak due to wide decay or abrasion or after an accident.
- When the teeth are discoloured because of age or an endodontic treatment or medications.
- When the initial tooth shape is unsatisfactory.
- When the teeth have to be protected to provide support for a future denture.
- When an implant has to be covered.
Crown materials areι:
- Metal and acrylic
- Porcelain fused to metal