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Crowns & Bridges

Crowns & Bridges Santa AnaOur dental crown and bridge services are designed to permanently address multiple restorative concerns with beauty, comfort, and structural integrity.

Restore Your Tooth with a Dental Crown

In many cases, a crown is an ideal restoration for teeth that are weak, damaged, or unattractive.  A crown provides permanent and complete coverage while sealing out bacteria and plaque. When a natural tooth is covered with a crown, you can be sure that the tooth is well-protected and strong. Crowns can also restore a tooth to its natural shape and color.

We offer a number of options to ensure that we are able to provide you with a superior restoration. We may recommend a crown that is made of porcelain, a porcelain-white gold combination, or full gold, depending upon your circumstances and preferences.

When is a Dental Crown Appropriate?

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  • After a tooth has undergone root canal therapy
  • When a large cavity has compromised the strength and health of the tooth
  • When a tooth has cracked
  • When an existing filling is no longer healthy or functional (a broken or excessively large filling)

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Restore Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

A permanent (non-removable) bridge is a common solution for replacing missing teeth. By replacing a missing tooth, a bridge can prevent your oral health from deteriorating. The presence of a bridge can stabilize the remaining teeth and prevent shifting. A bridge is can also be beneficial in its ability to improve your chewing capacity and reduce the workload of the jaw joint.

A typical bridge will generally consist of 3 units: an artificial tooth which is connected on either side by a dental crown. Each dental crown must be anchored to a natural tooth, making the bridge most effective when one missing tooth is located between two strong natural teeth. However, it is possible to slightly extend the length of a bridge in order to replace multiple teeth.

In a process that is almost identical to the single dental crown, a bridge can be made from full gold, porcelain, or a porcelain-white gold combination.

Are Crowns and Bridges Right for You?

Starting with a personalized and thorough consultation, we can determine if our crown and bridge services are the appropriate choices for you. We invite you to contact us today to reserve your next appointment.