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Restoring a darkened front tooth and its neighbor with dental crowns.

This digital makeover shows how the use of just a few dental restorations can sometimes...

a) Dental crowns - With this makeover simulation, crowns are used to improve the color, shape and apparent alignment of teeth. b) Causes - It's possible that much of the wear has been caused by a tooth grinding habit. c) Root canal treatment - It seems likely that there is a history of nerve-space issues with the darkened tooth.

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Using dental crowns and veneers to realign and repair worn teeth.

Here's a case where a smile has both tooth wear and alignment issues. The "after" portion of...

a) Vertical overbite. - This case involves the situation where the person's front teeth overlap significantly. As a result, tooth wear has occurred. b) Dental crowns. - We illustrate the placement of dental crowns with this makeover because they offer great strength characteristics and can be used to improve the apparent alignment of teeth.

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Rebuilding front teeth that have worn excessively.

This digital smile makeover gives an example of how dental crowns might be used to rebuild and restore the...

a) Worn teeth - The upper teeth of this smile show wear, likely due to a habit of tooth grinding. b) Crowns - As this makeover explains, the extensive nature of this wear and resulting fragile status of the teeth means that dental crowns (and the strength characteristics they offer) would make the best choice.

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Realigning and repairing worn teeth with dental crowns.

This person's front teeth, both top and bottom, show a great deal of wear. Most likely it's the result of...

a )Tooth wear - A person's malocclusion (in this case a deep vertical overbite) can place them at greater risk for tooth wear. b ) Dental crowns - As this makeover illustrates, crowns can be used to both rebuild damaged teeth and improve their apparent alignment.

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Rebuilding worn teeth and closing a tooth gap using dental crowns.

It's not uncommon that a person's teeth will show the effects of wear over time. This digital...

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