Crowns & Bridges

Crowns and bridges are vital dental procedures aimed at restoring the function and aesthetics of damaged or missing teeth.


Purpose: Crowns provide support to weakened teeth with large fillings or those that have undergone root canal treatment. They not only enhance strength but also blend seamlessly with natural teeth.

Procedure: The process involves two appointments, including tooth preparation, impression taking, temporary crown placement, and final crown cementation.

Maintenance: Daily flossing and brushing, along with regular dental visits, are essential for preserving gum health and preventing decay around the crown.

Duration: Crown preparation appointments typically last 1 to 2 hours, with the crown fabrication taking about 2 weeks in the laboratory.

Complications: Possible issues include temporary crown displacement and mild gum discomfort post-procedure, which are usually short-term.


Purpose: Bridges are ideal for replacing missing teeth, offering both functionality and aesthetics without the need for removal at night.

Procedure: Similar to crowns, bridge preparation involves multiple appointments for crown preparations, impression taking, temporary bridge placement, and final bridge cementation.

Maintenance: Proper oral care, including daily flossing and brushing, especially with super-floss under the bridge, is crucial for maintaining gum health and preventing decay.

Duration: Bridge preparation appointments may take 1 to 2 hours each, with the bridge fabrication requiring approximately 2 weeks.

Complications: Temporary bridge displacement and temporary crown discomfort are potential short-term issues during the bridge preparation process.

Both crowns and bridges offer significant benefits in restoring oral health and enhancing smiles. Consultation with a dentist is essential to determine the best treatment option for individual cases and ensure long-term dental wellness.

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