Damaged and decayed teeth can leave you feeling embarrassed. Not only will your aesthetic be compromised, but the status of your current health will continue to decline. Being around family, friends, and peers can become increasingly difficult, especially if the problematic teeth are visible to others. Fortunately, Dr. Gizachew at Brick Dental Care can provide dental crowns to safeguard and strengthen the natural tooth structure, allowing you to feel more confident in your appearance. We can also create customized dental bridges for individuals with one or more missing consecutive teeth. To find out if you are eligible for these restorative treatments, contact us today!
Dental crowns are restorative solutions that are also known as “caps.” Designed to restore and strengthen the visible portion of a weakened tooth, it is also used when patients undergo dental implant placement to replace a single missing tooth.
Dentists have relied on dental crowns for decades (even centuries) to help individuals living with decayed or damaged teeth. The most common reasons your dentist might recommend a dental crown include:
Know for their durability and functionality, dental crowns offer patients a tried-and-true solution that provides a multitude of benefits, some of which include:
Dental bridges are used if you are missing one or more consecutive teeth along the top or bottom row of your mouth. Relying on dental crowns that are fused to create the bridge, this restorative treatment uses your healthy abutment teeth as anchors to hold the bridge in place.
The exterior crows are placed over the natural teeth while the interior crowns sit on top of the gums, creating the appearance of a fully restored smile.
This minimally invasive procedure takes the same amount of time (two visits) and will leave you feeling more confident in your appearance.
Although there are other available options for tooth replacement, dental bridges continue to stand the test of time. As one of the safest, most reliable solutions on the market, your dentist can attest to the tremendous benefits you’ll receive, such as: