Crowns and bridges are able to restore your smile by replacing missing teeth. They are both versatile appliances that are also supported by your natural teeth, and can be used in several ways to help you get the smile you’ve been looking for!
Crowns are coverings for a weakened or damaged tooth, and replicate the look of a natural tooth. They can be made from a variety of materials, including ceramics and porcelain, which can be painted to match the color of your other teeth once the crown is shaped. These appliances also cover dental implants after they are surgically fused into the jawbone.
Crowns strengthen the teeth they cover, as well as restore the full function of your smile in chewing, speaking, and more. Dental crowns can be used to:
There are a few types of bridges, but the most common bridge is made up of a crown on either side of a false tooth, which fills the gap created by a missing tooth. The crowns will cover the two natural teeth that are next to the gap. As bridges can also be made from your choice of materials, be sure to ask your dentist what kind of material is best for your bridge.
We want to help you achieve your smile goals. This includes restoring your smile with crowns and bridges. If you have any questions about our services in quality dental care, contact us today at our office in American Canyon, CA.