When a patient loses a tooth, their overall oral health becomes threatened. Fortunately, missing teeth can be easily replaced with the use of a dental bridge. The placement of a dental bridge provides the structure required to maintain the proper function of your mouth, while fitting seamlessly into the shape, color and style of surrounding teeth.
Fitting a dental bridge usually takes two appointments to complete. Our Roxborough dentists will first prepare the teeth on either side of the space prior to taking impressions of your teeth. The impression is then sent off to the lab where they will be used to create a custom-designed dental bridge. Between appointments, a temporary bridge will be provided to protect the health of your teeth.
Dental crowns act like a "cap" that our Roxborough dentists can place over a damaged tooth or dental implant. Our dentists may recommend a crown for patients needing to:
- Protect a weakened tooth from breaking
- Restore a tooth back to health
- Cover an implant
- Attach a bridge
- Cover a discolored tooth
- Cover a tooth that has undergone root canal therapy