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A new smile and new dental experience for Ms E! -Dr. Damalis

A new smile and new dental experience for Ms E! -Dr. Damalis

Dental crowns are caps placed on top of damaged teeth. Crowns are used to protect, cover and restore the shape of your teeth when fillings don’t solve the problem.  You may need a dental crown for several reasons, including: Protecting a weak tooth from breaking…

Dental crown : Dr Nik

Dental crown : Dr Nik

In dentistry, a crown refers to a dental cap, a type of restoration that completely cap or encircle a tooth. Crowns are used to protect, cover and restore the shape of damaged teeth, most of the time due to large cavities that fillings alone will…

Change to a better smile: Dr Nik

Change to a better smile: Dr Nik

“Doctor, I want to crown my front teeth”

This is what she said to me when I asked her the purpose of her visit.

It was her first time in our clinic and she knew us from her brother whom I did a dental makeover for his front teeth nearly 2 years ago.

Her front upper teeth has multiple composite fillings. She had repeatedly filled the teeth as staining at the margin of the fillings are a constant problem.

Stained and discoloured composite fillings

Yes, I do agree with her. Composite resin especially at the margin of the filling will pick up stains if not polished well and over the years the overall composite will also discoloured. Crowning the tooth or a capping around the tooth will solve this problem. Dental crown is made from porcelain which is colour stable and will not stain.

Since she wanted a slightly whiter shade crown compared to her existing teeth colour, I proposed 4 full porcelain crown for her center 4 teeth that were filled before and 2 composite veneers on her upper canines to match the colour of her new crowns.

Four porcelain crowns and two composite veneers in place

The whole treatment took us 3 visits in a duration of 3 weeks to complete before she finally able to greet the world with her brand new smile.

It looks gorgeous right?

Plan to have one too? Email me at nik@story.drfauziah.com or call us at 03-95201591/1590 and we’ll be glad to assist you.

Dr Nik.

Another Single Unit Crown – Dr Gwen Gan

Another Single Unit Crown – Dr Gwen Gan

Today we are at an era which everyone talks about dental makeover. It is really not uncommon to see case presentation of 10 unit crowns or 20 unit crowns; that can really help to achieve perfect smile. However, we shall never forget that there are…

Dental Crown – Dr Gwen Gan

Dental Crown – Dr Gwen Gan

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is an artificial tooth-shaped cap that covers a tooth completely in order to restore its shape, size, strength as well as to improve its appearance. What Are They Made Of? The most common choices of materials are:…