What Crowns And Bridges Can Do For Your Smile.
Losing a tooth can be a traumatic experience, whether the culprit is trauma or decay it can still catch us by surprise. But thanks to dental crowns your dentist can help restore your smile, and may even be able to prevent an extraction. They look like your natural teeth and are made of strong materials like ceramic and various metals which makes them more than apt for the job. To learn more about dental crowns get contact Dr. Todd Johnson of Johnson Dental in Onalaska, WI.
Protecting Your Teeth
A tooth can become damaged in a number of ways, and your dentist may use a dental crown in order to protect it from further damage and to restore its appearance and function.
In cases when decay is responsible, when the infection has progressed into the pulp of your tooth, a root canal can become necessary. Not only to halt the infection from reaching your jaw, and beyond, but also to save the tooth. The procedure requires that a large portion of the top of the tooth to be removed which necessitates that it be protected with a dental crown.
Restoring Your Smile
Teeth can't always be saved, and in order to keep the remaining teeth from shifting, and of course to restore your full smile, a dental bridge can help.
A bridge uses the healthy teeth adjacent to the missing one as support for the crown which will replace it.
Dental Crowns and Bridges in Onalaska, WI
Dental crowns and bridges can protect your teeth and keep them for longer, and they can also help restore your smile if you happen to be missing one, or more. Come into the office to find out how your dentist can help address your concerns, make an appointment today with Dr. Johnson of Johnson Dental in Onalaska, WI, by dialing (608) 788-3852.