Crowns and Bridges

Posted: March 31, 2024
A dental crown protects a compromised tooth, while also restoring its cosmetic function. They're often used after extensive tooth decay, injury, or as part of an overall strategy for improving dental health. Crowns typically last at least 15 years, but they can fall out sooner due to accident or… Read Full Post
Posted: March 15, 2024
When exploring options to replace missing teeth, dental bridges are a great choice for many patients. In this post, The Smile Centre team answers six of the most frequently asked questions about dental bridges to help you learn how they may benefit you.,  1. What are Dental Bridges? Dental… Read Full Post
Posted: January 15, 2024
When you’re missing teeth, dental bridges can restore your smile. This year, replacing any teeth you’ve lost could be a great way to invest in not only your oral health but your confidence and wellbeing. If you are missing a tooth that is making it difficult to resume normal chewing or speaking… Read Full Post
Posted: December 15, 2023
If you’ve ever looked into restorative dentistry for your teeth, then you have likely heard of dental crowns and caps. These are frequently used to cover and protect the damaged tooth while restoring a beautiful smile. One question patients often ask is, “What is the difference between dental… Read Full Post
Posted: June 30, 2023
Both porcelain veneers and dental crowns involve placing a manufactured false tooth over your existing teeth to fix some kind of dental problem. This could be a damaged tooth, or a series of crooked or unaligned teeth that you would like to fix so your smile has a better overall appearance. But it… Read Full Post
Posted: December 15, 2022
Dental crowns are used with dental bridges and implants to replace missing teeth. They can also be placed over teeth that have become weakened through trauma, infection, or severe decay, helping to prevent additional damage and the risk of tooth loss. Dental crowns may last ten years or more… Read Full Post
Posted: April 19, 2022
Missing teeth may seem like an aesthetic problem alone. Indeed, depending on their location, missing teeth can have a negative impact on the overall appearance of the smile. This is, however, not the most pressing concern when one or more teeth are missing. Even a single missing tooth can allow… Read Full Post
Posted: June 30, 2021
If you have severely damaged or missing teeth, you are probably wondering if a dental bridge can help replace your smile. While dental crowns can help protect individual teeth from damage, dental bridges are ideal for those who have large gaps in between teeth. However, there are other benefits to… Read Full Post
Posted: June 30, 2021
When you receive your dental crowns, you will want to make them last as long as possible. While some crowns may be more durable than your natural teeth, they are still susceptible to damage if not treated properly. By caring for your dental crowns, you can ensure that your results last decades.… Read Full Post
Posted: June 15, 2021
If you need to replace more than one tooth, you are probably wondering if you need a dental bridge rather than implants. While implants tend to be longer lasting, they are not ideal for everyone, especially those who are at an increased risk of infection or implant failure. As an alternative, a… Read Full Post