Dental Crowns & Bridges
Dental crowns and bridges are two crucial restorative techniques expertly provided by Drs. Hubbard, Keynton Sill and Mitnick at our Ridgetop Circle dental office.
Crowns, sometimes referred to as "caps," serve as invaluable solutions to restore severely damaged teeth. If your tooth has a history of extensive fillings, fractured or damaged fillings, or significant injury, our Sterling dentists may recommend a crown to restore both form and function.
Dental bridges offer a seamless method to replace one tooth or more missing teeth by securely anchoring the new teeth to adjacent natural ones. This restoration not only enhances speech and chewing but also boosts your appearance and self-confidence. Promptly addressing missing teeth is important, as delaying treatment may result in teeth shifting or bone loss, possibly leading to your bite being altered and creating more issues down the line.
Two primary types of bridges exist: the conventional bridge, featuring replacement teeth affixed to crowns cemented over adjacent natural teeth, and the resin-bonded bridge, where replacement teeth are attached to nearby natural teeth using a metal or plastic strip and cement.
Dental crowns and bridges can be crafted from porcelain, zirconia, lithium disilicate, high noble metals like gold, or a combination of materials. Our doctors will tailor the choice to suit your specific needs. There are numerous alternatives for replacing missing teeth, including partial dentures and dental implants. Our commitment to your personalized treatment plan includes a detailed examination and capturing of records using the state-of-the-art iTero Element 5D Scanner, allowing our dentists to design an individualized restorative plan including multiple treatment options to ensure your confidence in regaining a strong and healthy smile.