Now more than ever before, the technology exists to repair nearly any dental issue. This is especially true of missing and damaged teeth, which can be efficiently replaced or covered with crowns and bridges. Both are fixed prosthetic devices that are permanently placed in the mouth. Unlike other devices like dentures that can be removed at home, crowns and bridges can only be removed by a dentist. Depending on the damage inside of your mouth, crowns, bridges, or both could be exactly what you need to smile with confidence once again.
Crowns Cap Damaged Teeth and Replace Missing Teeth
A crown is a valuable tool to improve the appearance and function of a damaged tooth. It covers or “caps” your damaged tooth to provide a more appealing and consistent appearance. This strengthens the tooth during chewing and speaking, enhances the tooth’s shape, and even improves its alignment. If you have an implant, a crown is affixed to the implant to mimic the natural shape, structure, and function of the tooth you lost. [Read more…]