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Front: Smile picture of a patient with old, unsightly crowns.
Front: 20 year old crowns in need of replacement. Many patients have old crowns that are not pretty. The need for replacement crowns is caused by several factors:Crowns were not well done, originally (poor color, shape, length, fit).Changes to nearby natural teeth caused mismatch of crowns and teeth.Gum recession exposes metal collar or yellow root.Cavities at the margin of the crown(s) called recurrent decay.Patient desires whiter teeth.
Front: The dental laboratory fabricates beautiful, natural looking crowns with character matching the patients surrounding natural teeth. Note the internal character, edge translucency, shape and contour. More obvious in picture #5.
Front: Frontal view of new crowns.