What Exactly are Crowns & Bridges? September 26, 2017 Crowns and bridges are both fixed prosthetic devices. They are used to cover damaged or weakened teeth or fill gaps where teeth are missing. They can also be used as a cosmetic option to give you a brighter fuller smile without gaps or broken teeth. Technology advancements have come a long way and laboratory made bridges and crowns are now made to look natural and unnoticeable. They can last up to a lifetime but most current crowns and bridges usually last between 5 and 15 years. Oceanic Dental Lab offers a wide range of cost effective crowns and bridges options to dental professionals. We understand that combatting increasing cost pressures are a key factor to business success. That’s why we focus on offering strong and beautiful products at a very competitive price. Some products offered by Oceanic Dental Lab include: · Emax® Crowns, Bridges and inlays Emax® crowns are one of the most popular choices when it comes to dentist preferred crowns. It is one of the most life like materials that resembles natural teeth perfectly. Another great benefit is it’s durable and long lasting lithium disilicate ceramic material which keeps it in great condition. · Zirconia Crowns Another popular choice amongst dentists is Zirconia crowns which is made from a form of crystal. Known to be imperishable and extremely long lasting, Zirconia crowns are typically five times stronger than PFM crowns. Zirconia crowns are a superb restorative selection in terms of strength, customisation and aesthetics. · Porcelain-Fused-To-Metal (PFM) Crowns & Bridges Porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns and bridges are the most cost effective tooth coloured restoration products. With fully customisable options, Oceanic Dental Lab also provide a wide range of precious and semi-precious metal alloys as a base. If you would like any more information on our range of Crowns and Bridges, please contact us today.