At Westport Dental, our Port Moody dentists use dental crowns and bridges to help restore your smile's function and appearance.
What are Crowns & Bridges?
Crowns and bridges are both restorative dental treatments that can help to restore the normal function and appearance of your smile.
They are designed to fill space left by missing teeth and can also help you maintain your natural facial shape as well as return your ability to speak and chew properly.
By repairing structural problems such as damaged or missing teeth using a dental crown or bridge, our dentists can help restore your smile – and your oral health. Repairing structural issues in the mouth also prevents further issues from developing in your mouth.
Dental crowns are placed over an entire decayed or damaged tooth to restore its original size, shape, and colour. They change the function, strength, and appearance of a broken tooth that otherwise may need to be extracted.
Crowns are durable and can be made from a variety of materials, including porcelain and metal. They are designed to look and function like natural teeth.
A dental bridge is a natural-looking restoration that 'bridges' a gap of missing teeth in your mouth. Made up of one or more artificial teeth, the bridge is affixed to the teeth on either side of the gap to fill the space.
A bridge helps to prevent your other teeth from shifting positions to fill the space, which could lead to more serious dental issues including gum disease.