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Crown & Bridges

If you have weakened or missing teeth, Doc Compass assist you get crown and bridge treatments done . To comprehend the process, let's initially explore the purpose and function of dental crowns and bridges.

What is a Dental Crown?

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a damaged or weakened tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and improve its appearance. The crown, often made of materials like porcelain, ceramic, metal, or a combination of these, encases the entire visible portion of the tooth above the gum line.

What is a Dental bridge ?

A dental bridge is a fixed dental prosthesis used to replace one or more missing teeth by bridging the gap between adjacent natural teeth or dental implants.

When you have missing teeth, the chances of having gum disease and TMJ disorders my increase. Bridges reduce that risk too.

Most common bridges include :

  • Traditional: When you choose a traditional bridge, your dentist removes enamel from your teeth to make room for your bridge.

  • Cantilever: Cantilever bridges are traditional bridges held down on only one side.

  • Maryland: Resin-bonded or Maryland bridges offer a more conservative approach to replacing your front teeth.

  • Implant-supported: Your dentist offers implant-supported bridges when you have more than one missing tooth. This type of bridge feels the most like the natural teeth it replaces.

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