Dr. White uses crowns when a regular filling can't repair a damaged tooth. Crowns hold your cracked tooth together while ensuring the crack won't get worse.
A crown is a restoration that covers your cracked tooth. A crown restores the natural size and shape of your tooth, as well as improving the tooth's appearance. Crowns look and feel exactly the same as your natural teeth.
If you leave a missing tooth unreplaced, this may cause your surrounding teeth to drift out of position. A bridge is used to replace one or more missing teeth. A bridge not only makes your smile look better, but also prevents your teeth from continuing to drift and restores them to proper function.
Bridges are cemented in and are unable to be removed by the patient. A bridge is maintained the same way as natural teeth - regular flossing, brushing, and visiting your dentist.
For more information, see Questions about Dental Bridges.
If you are considering crowns or bridges in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area call us at 918-663-5538, or toll free at 1-877-663-5538 to set up a free consultation, or fill out our online form. We look forward to hearing from you and giving you the perfect smile you have always wanted.
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