There are several reasons a person may need a dental restoration: to protect a weak tooth, to restore a tooth from damage caused by disease or decay, or to save a tooth in the case of trauma. Gig Harbor dentist, Dr. Bloomquist of SoundBridge Center for Dental Arts, keeps both aesthetics and functionality in mind when it comes to restoring your smile with dental crowns and bridges.
Once complete, your restorations will look as natural and pretty as they did prior to any mishaps. As stated, a dental crown is an ideal solution used to save and protect a damaged or unhealthy tooth. Made of porcelain or metal materials, a crown covers the natural tooth, making it stronger and more durable. Dr. Bloomquist realizes that each patient has specific needs and together, you can decide which type of porcelain or metal crowns are the ideal option for you. In either case, a functionally strong, pretty dental crown is the ultimate goal. Dr. Bloomquist is always utilizing the most advanced types of restorations at SoundBridge: High Noble gold, titanium, E-Max, Zirconia and pressed porcelain—ask about what types of porcelain suit your needs best!
Dental bridges are one option for tooth replacement. A dental bridge works to camouflage a space by utilizing the two teeth on either side of the missing tooth. Both supporting teeth are crowned and fused together as three units to “bridge” over the missing tooth.
For the most structurally sound solution with added benefits to the health of your jawbone long term, speak with Dr. Bloomquist about implants and implant supported bridges as an option. If you are suffering from tooth chipping in Gig Harbor, visit SoundBridge to inquire about dental crowns.
Dental crowns are the perfect fix for:
- Covering chips and cracks
- Strenghening the tooth
- Restoring or improving a tooth’s shape
- Restoring the tooth from disease or decay
- Holding a dental bridge in place