Crown is a full coverage restoration over existing natural tooth or implant. Bridge
is a fixed option for replacing the missing tooth, which has caps on neighbouring
supporting teeth on either side of a space and replaces one or more missing teeth
in the space.
Crown can be temporary or permanent. And they are made of different materials like
Metal crown, Metal fused to ceramic (PFM),Metal free full ceramic crown.
Dental examination is needed before, during and after cancer therapy for various
reasons like rehabilitating patients by replacing missing teeth/ part of jaw, for
fabrication of radiation Stents, obturators and mandibular guidance devices to improve
quality of life. Obturators separate the nasal cavity from oral cavity when maxilla
is removed in surgery and provide a seal thus helps in eating, swallowing, and speech.
The mandibular guidance prosthesis helps in correcting and directing the deviating
mandible to improve form and function.
A lot of people have TMJ disorders but don’t realize it. Patients may complain of
Pain in the face, head, jaws, neck, and shoulders, clicking, deviation, or locking
of the TMJ, premature or abnormal wear of teeth and damage or fractures to restorations.
There are several options when it comes to treating and preventing TMJ disorders
from affecting your day-to-day life.
1. Occlusal Splint
2. Bite Adjustment And Equilibriation
3. Full Mouth Reconstruction
Sleepiness, can make you less effective at work.Many studies have found a relationship
between sleepiness and work place(industrial) accidents and road traffic accidents.
People with excessive sleepiness who also snore(a sign of sleep apnoea) are twice
as likely to be involved in workplace accidents. Dentists have a key role in the
quality of life and prevention of occupational accidents of workers with obstructive
sleep apnoea. In treatment of such patients, oral devices can be efffective, economical
and non invasive.