Crowns & Bridges in Paradise Valley & Scottsdale, AZ
For significantly damaged or missing teeth, S&L Dental has the solutions to fill the gaps and to improve the look of your mouth. Patients in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, AZ can get crowns and bridges through the cosmetic dental services offered by Dr. David Ngo, who handles each patient with the care and attention they deserve. With the use of prosthetics like crowns and bridges, you can fill the empty spot from losing a tooth or repair a badly broken tooth and make it like new again. Additional cosmetic services include dental implants, veneers, dentures, Invisalign®, and teeth whitening.
What is a Crown or Bridge?
Crowns and bridges are prosthetic devices cemented to the existing teeth or attached by implants. A crown covers a damaged tooth entirely, or it may be used to cover an implant. A bridge is a prosthetic tooth to fill in where a tooth or teeth are missing. Filling the gap helps to prevent the remaining teeth from shifting, which leads to a bad bite. They’re both durable, and they’re shaped and colored to blend in with the surrounding teeth. We may recommend the use of a crown or bridge for many reasons, including:
- Replacing a large empty area where there isn’t enough tooth left
- Protecting a weak tooth, so it doesn’t break
- Restoring a tooth that has fractured
- Covering a dental implant
- Covering a tooth that is poorly-shaped or discolored
- Covering a tooth that’s undergone root canal treatment
- Filling in the vacant gap where a tooth or teeth are missing
Caring for Your Crown or Bridge
You’ll smile brightly again in a short time with the help of crowns and bridges to cover and replace your damaged or missing teeth. Please note that while crowns and bridges can last your whole lifetime, they can come loose or fall out. Make sure to take care of your restorations by practicing good dental hygiene to keep your teeth and gums healthy. You should also avoid chewing hard foods, ice, and other hard objects to avoid damaging your crown or bridge. If you have questions or you’re ready to set up an appointment for a cosmetic crown or bridge in Paradise Valley or Scottsdale, AZ, give S&L Dental a call today!