Bridges and crowns are fixed prosthetic devices cemented onto existing teeth or implants by a dentist or prosthodontics. Crowns are used most commonly to cover or “cap” a damaged tooth entirely or cover an implant. Bridges are commonly used to cover a space if you’re missing one or more teeth. They are cemented to natural teeth or implants surrounding the area where the tooth once stood.
Benefits of Bridges & Crowns.
In addition to strengthening a damaged tooth, Dental Bridges can be used to improve a tooth’s appearance, shape, alignment, and dental occlusion (bite). Gaps left by missing teeth can cause the remaining teeth to shift, resulting in a bad bite. Bridges and crowns help prevent this from happening.
Dental Bridges are also known as a fixed- removable denture is made to replace one or more missing teeth. Bridges can be supported in any of three ways:
- By natural teeth
- By implants
- By a combination of teeth and implants
Getting a bridge requires at least two visits, but often more. At the first visit, the dentist prepares the teeth and covers them with temporary crowns. The oral care expert may also make impressions of the teeth.
Replacement teeth can be made of several materials, including gold, alloys, porcelain, or a combination of these. Some types of dental bridges cost more than others. The Dentist can decide which dental bridgework is best for you based on the placement, function, look, and expense of the replacement tooth.
If you have one or more missing teeth, Dental Bridges in Plano might be the right dental treatment for you. Pinnacle Dental has highly experienced professionals who use technologically advanced techniques to treat every patient. Getting Dental bridges at our clinic can be very safe, comfortable and beneficial process.