It can be very troubling when a tooth becomes lost or suffers major damage. Not only can this detract from a person’s appearance, but it can also make chewing food and speaking difficult. Luckily, our experts can restore damaged or missing teeth with our top-quality dental crowns and bridges. Our crowns and bridges look natural, and they provide users with the full function of strong, healthy teeth. We are very proud to offer our patients crowns and bridges built from porcelain, a material that is highly regarded in the dental community for its natural appearance and outstanding performance.
A crown is a type of restoration which completely “caps” or covers a damaged tooth or dental implant as a way of restoring its function and appearance. At SmileWorld Dental, we take great pride in providing natural-looking crowns that leave our patients pleased with the results.
People receive dental crowns for many reasons, including:
- Strengthening teeth
- Root canal treatment
- Improving tooth function
- Adjusting tooth appearance
- Correcting a misshapen tooth
The first step when applying a dental crown is to shave off a small amount of enamel on the tooth to make room for the crown. Next, the dental crown will be placed over the tooth. A dental adhesive will be used to ensure that the crown remains in place. After the crown has been properly applied, we will provide the patient with important information regarding the proper care for their new restoration.
Also called partial dentures, a dental bridge is provided when a patient is missing multiple teeth. A bridge is comprised of natural-looking prosthetic teeth that use person’s remaining natural teeth for support. Dental bridges can be permanently fixed inside the mouth or removable for easy cleaning. Our experts will help you determine which type of dental bridge is best for your needs.
If you would like to learn more about dental crowns or bridges, please call us at (209) 214-6164 to schedule an appointment.