We may be able to fill the space(s) with a dental bridge if you are missing a tooth or teeth due to dental disease, an injury, or poor oral health. Dental bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth with artificial teeth.
In the past, these bridges were made from metal or porcelain fused to metal; but with the introduction of newer, stronger ceramic materials, we now have additional options when selecting the materials used in the fabrication of a bridge. Dental bridges last an average of five to ten years but could last a lifetime if you maintain good oral hygiene and come in for regular check-ups.
Dental Crowns are one of the most well-known dental restorations. They're used to encapsulate the teeth that are damaged beyond repair.
Crowns protect the fragile tooth and provide structural support, reducing the risk of decay by sealing the tooth from the rest of the mouth. This ensures that the decayed tooth's life expectancy is greatly improved.
For patients who have suffered substantial tooth loss, this form of treatment is a viable choice. It not only restores the structure and strength of your tooth but also enhances the appearance of your face and smile. If you have any of the following conditions, a dentist can suggest dental crowns: