Crowns and bridges are considered fixed prosthetic devices. They are cemented onto existing teeth or dental implants.
A dental crown is completely covering a tooth. The main reason for placing a crown is to strengthen a damaged tooth due to extensive decay or fracture. Besides protecting a damaged tooth, a crown can be used to improve the appearance, shape or alignment of the tooth. It also can be placed on implants to restore the missing tooth. A Crown is recommended generally to:
A dental bridge is fabricated to replace one or more missing teeth. Untreated missing spaces/gaps can cause shifting and rotation of the remaining teeth into the empty spaces and creates deformity in the bite, gum disease and temporomandibular joint disorders.
If you have any of the dental issues listed above, book an appointment with our cosmetic dentists at our office located in the Toronto financial district, inside PATH, between the Exchange Tower and First Canadian Place, so we can discuss if this is the right treatment for you.