A dental crown is a tooth-shaped ‘cap’ which is placed over a tooth in order to cover the tooth. The purpose of it is to restore the shape, size, strength of the tooth, alongside having the impact of improving its appearance too.
A dental bridge can be used to close or bridge the missing gaps that are present between teeth. Essentially, a dental bridge is a false tooth (named pontic) which is held in place by the abutment teeth on either side of the gap.
Dental bonding is a procedure consisting of a tooth-colored resin material being bonded to the teeth. The purpose of dental bonding procedure is to repair teeth, change them, or close any gaps between them.
A denture is a removable replacement for teeth which are missing and surrounding tissues. There are types of dentures which are usually available: Complete, and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all of the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when a few natural teeth remain.
A dental implant is meant for the purpose of supporting one or more false teeth. It is a titanium screw that can replace the root of a tooth when it has fallen, and just like a tooth root, it is placed onto the jawbone.
Tooth whitening is known as a highly effective way of lightening the natural color of ones teeth without causing any damage whatsoever to the surface of the tooth. It is not capable of making a complete change in color, but it might potentially lighten the existing shade.
Dental veneers (occasionally called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin and customized shells of of tooth-colored materials designed for the covering of the front surface of the teeth.