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Dental Crowns and Bridges in Stockbridge

Dental Crowns

Advanced Dentistry of Stockbridge provides dental crowns and bridges in Stockbridge, GA. For further information on crowns and bridges or to make an appointment for a consultation, call us at 770-389-0389.

What Are Dental Crowns and Bridges?

Crowns and bridges are artificial replacements for missing or damaged natural teeth. A crown fits over a prepared natural tooth, while a bridge fits on two crowns or implants and holds the artificial teeth between them.

CEREC Same-Day Crowns

Advanced Dentistry of Stockbridge provides same-day crowns using the CEREC system. The CEREC machine allows the dentist to create, mill, and install a high-quality crown in a few hours. Patients do not have to deal with the headaches presented by temporary crowns and return visits.

The CEREC crown process starts with a digital scan of the teeth and oral tissues. The dentist evaluates the tooth being prepared for the crown and plans the final restoration. They then prepare the tooth. Another scan lets the dentist fit the crown perfectly into the prepared tooth.

The dentist takes the imaging data and crown design to the CEREC machine, which uses it to create the final product.

Dental Bridges

A dental bridge is a relatively economical replacement for one or more adjacent teeth. Types of bridges are as follows:

Crown-Supported Bridge

Crown-supported bridges are the most common type. Two teeth placed on either side of the gap receive crowns to prepare them to hold the pontic or artificial tooth.

Implant-Supported Bridge

If the natural teeth are not strong enough to support crowns, the dentist can install implants to hold the bridge in place. Implant-supported bridges are just as durable as the crown-supported type.

Maryland Bridge

A Maryland bridge fits between two teeth and uses "wings" to attach on either side of the gap between teeth.

Cantilever Bridge

Cantilever bridges come into play when there is only one available anchor point. These bridges appear less frequently because they stress the tooth with the crown. They have support on one side.

Why Choose Advanced Dentistry of Stockbridge?

Our office provides a friendly, warm environment for you and your family. Our broad range of dental services means that you can keep most, if not all, of your dental care in one office. We use the newest dental technology to provide optimal care.

Benefits of Dental Crowns and Bridges

Crowns and bridges are both cosmetic and restorative. They improve the look of your smile while helping to restore biting and chewing function.

Are You a Good Candidate for Crowns or Bridges?

To receive a crown or bridge (except implant-supported bridges), you will need sufficient natural tooth structure to hold it properly. If your tooth does not have enough usable surface to attach the bridge or crown, you may need to have the tooth extracted and consider an implant or partial denture.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Crowns and Bridges

How long does it take to get a same-day crown?
The process takes about 2-3 hours, from the initial digital impressions to the final crown placement. While the dentist usually finishes the process in one appointment, two appointments may be necessary.
How durable is a dental crown?
A crown from the CEREC machine is equally as durable to a crown from a standard lab. Patients should avoid grinding their teeth to prolong the crown's useful life.
Is a dental bridge removable?
Unlike a partial denture, the dentist permanently fixes the bridge to the adjoining teeth. A bridge is more comfortable and more durable than a partial denture.
If I have a root canal, will I need a crown?
Most teeth that have received root canals need crowns to protect the tooth, though in some cases, a filling is sufficient to seal the tooth and restore its function. We can perform your root canal and construct your crown.
How long will a crown or bridge last?
A crown or bridge should last about 7 to 15 years, perhaps longer, with proper maintenance and oral care. When your crown or bridge reaches the end of its useful life, we can easily replace it.

Call Advanced Dentistry of Stockbridge

Crowns and bridges can restore the function of your teeth while improving your appearance. If you are interested in receiving a bridge or a CEREC same-day crown, call Advanced Dentistry of Stockbridge at 770-389-0389. We can evaluate your teeth and help you decide on the best course of action.

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200 Medical Way Stockbridge, GA 30281