Crowns and Bridges
Crowns and Bridges in Brattleboro, VT
A decayed tooth or missing spaces in your smile can be detrimental not only to your health, but to your confidence as well. At Horizon Dental Associates, we offer crowns and bridges as a treatment for patients to protect and strengthen teeth with the use of high quality materials that are customized to your specifications. Unlike dentures, crowns and bridges are fixed prosthetics that restore the function of your smile. At our Brattleboro dental office, change the look and enhance the health of your smile with our restorations.
Uniquely Crafted Porcelain Crowns
Crowns, or caps, cover the entirety of a damaged tooth in order for it be protected and strengthened. Patients who get treatment for a decayed or damaged tooth can find themselves with a crown to encapsulate that treatment permanently. At our Brattleboro dental practice we offer all-porcelain crowns that can be customized to the color of your surrounding teeth, as well as High Noble™ metal crowns. Dental implants can replace teeth, acting as synthetic teeth roots, then your porcelain crown is your new tooth that sits atop the implant.
Dental Bridge work at Horizon Dental Associates
Aside from dental implants, bridges are a great alternative if you’re missing more than one tooth. Patient’s porcelain bridges are individualized to the rest of their smile and replace unsightly empty spaces, and experience renewed confidence and a new smile.
At our Brattleboro dental practice, bridges can be cemented either on natural teeth or attached to dental implants, which serve as anchors. The replacement tooth (called a pontic) is attached to their anchor teeth and replaces the missing tooth. For a proper fit, teeth must be reduced and impression is taken to create the custom porcelain restoration to match perfectly to your existing teeth.
Caring for Your Replacement Teeth
Care for your restorations requires a proper at-home oral care routine and routine visits to your dentist. Brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste twice a day and floss daily. It is also recommended for patients seeking further enhancement to their smile through restorations to have their teeth whitened.
Contact our Brattleboro Dentists Today!
Restoring strength and health to damaged, fractured, or missing teeth can be done with porcelain crowns and bridges. For more information about your cosmetic dental enhancements, or preventive care options, contact Horizon Dental Associates today and schedule an appointment!