Crowns And Bridges
Restore and strengthen decayed or damaged teeth
Understanding Dental Crowns & Bridges:
If you have sustained dental damage, custom restorations can strengthen and complete your smile. We offer a wide range of dental crown and bridge treatments at TLC Dental Center. As a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Julie Kardon has the skills and experience necessary to help you achieve the healthy and attractive smile you desire.
What are Dental Crowns?
Dental crowns are used to restore and strengthen decayed or damaged teeth. Traditionally, these restorations were made from metal. But thanks to the innovative and ground-breaking advances in dentistry, crowns can now be crafted from tooth-colored materials that blend in seamlessly with your smile.
To place a crown, Dr. Kardon removes small amounts of enamel. This provides an anchor for your new restoration. Once the teeth are prepared, impressions are taken and sent to a lab for the fabrication of your crown. While the final crown is being made, a temporary restoration is placed to protect the tooth. Once the final crown is ready, it will be carefully bonded into place.
Crown restorations are one of the most common and sought-after dental procedures today. Each day, thousands of individuals have dental crowns placed on their teeth to fix an array of dental imperfections and flaws. Dr. Kardon can perform a crown restoration that will help maintain the health of your teeth, and create a smile that you can be confident wearing.
Benefits of Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are valuable, versatile, and offer a number of benefits. These restorations can:
- Strengthen teeth
- Restore teeth to their natural size, appearance, and shape
- Restore dental implants
- Repair large cavities or fractures
- Reinforce weak teeth
- Rebuild teeth after root canal therapy
- Protect worn or eroded teeth
What Are Dental Bridges?
For many individuals, tooth loss can occur in one area of the mouth. For patients with consecutively missing teeth, a dental bridge can be the ideal treatment in closing the gap. Dental bridges are custom restorations made up of two or more crowns and artificial teeth (pontics) in between. The bridge relies on support from the adjacent teeth, and once in place, it spans the gap to complete your smile.
Benefits of Dental Bridges
- Replace missing teeth
- Restore function
- Improve eating and chewing ability
- Reduce the risk of bone loss
- Improve speech
Exploring Candidacy for Dental Crowns and Bridges
At TLC Dental Center, we believe in helping patients choose the most effective restorative treatments. For dental crowns and bridges, a successful candidate should:
- Be in good health
- Have healthy bone and gum tissue
- Be committed to the procedures
- Have a thorough understanding of the entire treatment process
- Commit to a daily dental hygiene regimen
Why Choose TLC Dental Center for Your Dental Crowns and Bridges?
Dr. Kardon is committed to quality, affordable and long-lasting restorative and corrective dental services. She will create dental crowns and bridges made from the highest quality materials while using the most innovative and ground-breaking methods.