A restorative material used to restore a diseased tooth.
Crowns and Bridges
Artificial restoration covering or replacing the major part, or the whole of the clinical crown of a tooth (the visible portion of a tooth not covered by supporting tissues).
Crown: Anatomical Crown: That portion of tooth normally covered by, and including, enamel;
Abutment Crown: Artificial crown serving for the retention or support of a dental prosthesis;
Artificial Crown: Restoration covering or replacing the major part, or the whole of the clinical crown of a tooth;
Clinical Crown: That portion of a tooth not covered by supporting tissues.
Bridge: A Bridge is a prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or attached to the abutment teeth or implant abutments adjacent to the space
A dental restoration made outside of the oral cavity (mouth) to correspond to the form of the prepared cavity, which is then placed into the tooth.
An indirect restoration made outside the oral cavity that overlays a cusp or cusps of the tooth, which is then placed onto the tooth.