Dr. Joseph Mejia, DDS & Dr. Walter Bicknese, DDS
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Crowns & Bridges
Dental crowns and bridges are custom-fitted tooth prosthetics that are used to replace or restore damaged or missing teeth. Both crowns and bridges are non-removable and must be cemented in place by a licensed dentist. Patients who get crown or bridges to restore their smiles achieve both the function and appearance of natural, healthy teeth.
Crowns – also known as caps – are fixed over the surfaces of natural tooth structures or dental implants.
Bridges are used to fill in the gaps left by missing teeth and are anchored in place by the natural teeth (or implants) nearest the empty space.
Do I Need A Dental Crown Or Bridge?
If you are missing one or more teeth, a dental bridge could be the perfect solution to restore your smile. A dental bridge can protect your natural teeth from shifting.
If you have any of following issues, a dental crown could provide the restoration you need for a healthy smile:
Weak tooth crown
Decayed or damaged tooth crown
A large cavity
Extremely discolored teeth
Oddly shaped teeth
How Dental Bridges And Dental Crowns Can Help
Dental bridges and dental crowns provide a number of benefits, including the following:
Restore a damaged smile
Provide protection to teeth with decay or damage
Strengthen weakened teeth
Improve your appearance
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us!