Crowns and Bridges are great solutions for restoring missing and damaged teeth. They can bring back the function of your teeth as well as enhance your smile. At Rye Dental Associates, our experienced dentists and staff work together to give you quality and affordable dental crowns and bridges created to mimic the natural look of your teeth.
At Rye Dental Associates, we create beautiful custom-made restorations from a variety of materials for a natural, metal-free appearance.
Crowns are great option to restore the natural-looking appearance and function of your damaged tooth. A tooth-shaped “cap” is cemented onto the tooth, encasing the entire visible portion of the tooth starting above the gumline. The crown also serves to protect your natural tooth from further damage.
Patients receive dental crowns for a variety of reasons, including:
- Strengthening weak teeth
- Protecting a tooth after root canal treatment
- Restoring and Enhancing tooth function
- Adjusting tooth appearance
- Correcting the shape of the teeth
The placement of a crown typically takes two visits. The procedure starts by removing or shaving a portion of the tooth to create space for the crown. The crown will be placed and bonded to a natural tooth using a dental adhesive. Our dental team ensures the dental crown is secure. After the procedure, we provide the patient with important instructions on how to properly care for their new crown.
As the name implies, dental bridges are used to “bridge” the gap created by missing teeth when they are between healthy, natural teeth. Bridges can be permanent or removable. In most cases, the natural teeth on either side will be prepared with a crown so they can effectively support the bridge. Bridges are custom made to match the natural color, shape, and size of the natural teeth.
Aiming to restore your teeth as natural as they were before? Contact us at (914) 967-1242 to learn more about dental crowns and bridges, or to schedule your appointment with Rye Dental Associates.