Crowns & bridges

Crowns and bridges

Having confidence in your smile can be key to how you feel and project yourself. Visit Harbour Dental Practice and get the attention and smile you deserve.

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Crowns are fixed coverings which help to reinforce and strengthen the crown of the tooth. 
Bridges are used to close gaps where there are a few teeth to replace, or when the missing teeth are only on one side of the mouth. 

Crown and Bridgework Procedure

A bridge is usually used where there are fewer teeth to replace, or when the missing teeth are only on one side of the mouth. Bridges are usually made of a precious metal base.

If the bridge will show, porcelain is then bonded to the base. Sometimes, there are other non-precious metals used in the base to reduce the cost.
You should replace missing teeth for a number of reasons. Your appearance is one reason. Another is that the gap left by a missing tooth can mean greater strain is put on the teeth at either side. 

A gap can also mean your ‘bite’ is affected, because the teeth next to the space can lean into the gap and alter the way the upper and lower teeth bite together. This can then lead to food getting packed into the gap, which causes both decay and gum disease.

Benefits from having Crown and Bridgework:

• Restorative dentistry
• Crowns
• Porcelain crowns
• Empress Crowns
• E Max crowns
• Bridge work
• Missing teeth
• Fixed dental bridge
• Natural looking crowns to cover and strengthen heavily filled teeth
• Long lasting restorations that are metal free
• Natural dentistry, replace like for like

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