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Dental Bridge, What Is It?

Get A Dental Bridge Today Replace a missing or damaged tooth. You've probably heard of a dental bridge, but unless you've had one yourself, you may not know precisely what it entails. A bridge is a replacement option for a missing tooth or a tooth that has too extensive damage to be effectively repaired. We will always do what we can to save your natural tooth, repairing it with cavity [...]

Dental Bridge, What Is It?2022-08-09T08:00:56-07:00

Crowns & Bridges: How They Work

A missing tooth is more than just a hindrance to normal chewing, and more than a cosmetic bother. It's a threat to the entire architecture of your mouth. The mouth is dynamic. Where there is a missing tooth, neighboring teeth drift, gum disease may crop up, even the unprotected bone ridge is susceptible to damage. So replacing a missing tooth with a bridge, or repairing a broken down tooth with [...]

Crowns & Bridges: How They Work2020-04-21T08:00:27-07:00

Crown and Bridge Treatment

Maintaining the integrity of your mouth Teeth are tough. Formed from the hardest substances in the body, they're harder even than bone. But they're not indestructible. Throughout life teeth are subject to injury—maybe it will be a blow from a hockey puck in your twenties. Or a luckless chomp on an unseen popcorn kernel in your thirties. Or a molar that's had one too many fillings in your forties. Whatever [...]

Crown and Bridge Treatment2018-05-01T08:00:36-07:00

Gone Missing

Lose a tooth? We can help you choose the right replacement option. CROWN & BRIDGE is a collective phrase for several methods of restoring teeth. When a tooth has been damaged but is healthy enough to save, we place a crown that covers it and binds it together for strength. Crowns can be fashioned from gold or alloys, porcelain, or a combination of materials. A bridge can span a single [...]

Gone Missing2017-01-10T00:00:48-08:00

Implants—The New and Improved Tooth Fairy

For the right patient missing the right tooth, the Tooth Fairy has bailed us out again. A lot of people are missing a single tooth. Until recently, the only options for replacement took the form of a bridge. Dentistry calls this gizmo a fixed or removable partial denture and, for it to fit properly, a fair bit of work is involved to remove enamel from neighboring teeth. Ta-dah. The single-tooth [...]

Implants—The New and Improved Tooth Fairy2014-04-15T00:00:15-07:00

The Hi-Tech Art of Restorative Dentistry

When a tooth is lost, nothing is ever the same. The entire balance of a healthy mouth is lost: the bite goes off, opposing teeth overgrow in unpredictable directions, facial appearance ages. Restorative dentistry is all about bringing mouths back into use. How? Let us count the ways. Bridges are partnered with crowns to resolve gaps left by missing teeth. The idea is to replace teeth with false, or “pontic” [...]

The Hi-Tech Art of Restorative Dentistry2014-04-01T00:00:44-07:00
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