A crown is a restoration that covers your whole tooth to restore it to it’s natural shape and size. Its purpose is to strengthen or improve the appearance of a tooth. It can restore a tooth that has broken down due to decay or fracturing. It is often recommended to place a crown on a tooth after it has had root canal treatment to protect it from fracturing.
A bridge is a non-removable restoration that can restore your teeth to normal function by replacing missing teeth. It consists of one or more replacement teeth anchored by one or more crowns on both sides. It will improve the entire health of your mouth by keeping the surrounding teeth in position and can also help maintain the structure of your face and jaw.
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth. It is made of acrylic resin and sometimes in combination with various metals. Candidates for a complete denture have lost all of their teeth. A partial denture is for someone who has some natural teeth remaining. A denture improves chewing ability, speech and provides support for facial muscles.
An implant is an option to fill the space after a tooth has been extracted. It is a titanium root that is placed into the bone and then a crown is placed onto the implant.
The material used for fillings is tooth colored and mercury free. It is used for other restorative and cosmetic purposes. The material is used to repair a tooth, restore a cavity or replace existing silver fillings. It restores your tooth with very natural look.