Crowns & Bridges Prosthodontist in Phoenix, AZ
We provide our patients with seamless, custom-made dental crowns and bridges in Phoenix, Arizona. If your visit with our prosthodontist determines that you would benefit from this treatment, we will make sure the result looks and functions flawlessly. Dr. George Eifler has successfully treated patients with dental crowns and bridges many times, and he can help you to create a smile you feel amazing in. Schedule your appointment with Valley Dental Group at 602-956-2260.
Dental crowns and bridges are two common types of dental prosthetics. A dental crown is used to cap or cover a tooth to restore a single tooth’s function and appearance, while a bridge is used to replace one or more missing teeth.
Both crowns and bridges are made from materials that mimic the natural look and feel of teeth, such as porcelain or ceramic, although they can also be made from other materials, such as gold or a resin composite. Crowns are often used to restore a tooth that has been damaged by decay or injury and can also be used to support a dental bridge A bridge is made up of two crowns placed on the adjacent teeth with false teeth in between the crowns. Both restoration options can also be combined with dental implants for more stable and natural feeling replacement teeth.
Dental crowns and bridges are usually fabricated by a dental laboratory. The first step is to take an impression of the patient’s teeth, which will be used to create a model of the mouth. The model will help to create the custom-fitted prosthetic. Once the prosthetic is complete, it will be shipped back to our dental office and cemented or bonded into place. Dental crowns and bridges can offer a number of benefits, including:
- Restoring a tooth to its original shape and size
- Improving the appearance of a tooth
- Strengthening a tooth that has been damaged
- Filling in gaps caused by missing teeth
- Preventing remaining teeth from shifting out of position
If you are looking to restore your smile, come in for a consultation to see if a dental crown or bridge is the right option for you. We will create a custom treatment plant to fit your needs. Call us today to get started.