Dental Crowns and Bridges

A crown is used to entirely cover or ‘cap’ a damaged tooth. Besides strengthening a damaged tooth, a crown is used to improve its appearance, shape or alignment. Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like

A dental crown may be the best option for a tooth that has had such significant decay that a filling may not be an adequate means to strengthen the tooth.

A dental crown is also a good choice for a tooth that has been chipped or broken and must be restored. One or more dental crowns may be placed over the teeth in order to improve the overall aesthetic appearance of your smile.


    Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship between the upper and lower teeth.

    Bridges are commonly used to replace one or more missing teeth. Bridges are cemented to the natural teeth or implants surrounding the empty space. These teeth, called abutments, serve as anchors for the bridge

    Bridges are made of materials like