Dental crowns and bridges are fixed prostheses cemented onto a patient’s existing teeth or implants to replace damaged or missing teeth.
What is a Dental Crown?
A dental crown is a “cap” that is placed over an existing tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, or to improve its appearance. They are also used to protect those teeth that have undergone root canal therapy.
Commonly, dental crowns are made of porcelain, zirconium, resin, or metal. Porcelain is one of the most widely used materials thanks to the fact that it provides a natural appearance and is also very resistant. With proper care, a dental crown can last up to 15 years.
When is a Dental Crown needed?
There are different reasons as to why a dental crown may be required. Some of the most common include:
What is a Dental Bridge?
A dental bridge is a prosthetic appliance used to “fill” the gap left by a missing or extracted tooth; they are supported on natural teeth or implants, which serve as anchors.
Dental bridges – which can be made of materials such as metal, ceramic, resin, or porcelain – are designed to recover the aesthetics and the masticatory function of the patient. In addition, they provide the following benefits:
Types of Dental Bridges
There are 3 types of dental bridges, each with different characteristics in terms of design:
Before & After Photos, Dental Crowns and Bridges
Real pictures of our patients, before and after their dental procedures:
Cost of Dental Crowns & Bridges in Tijuana
These incredible savings will give you a good reason to smile:
Our dentists and specialists have extensive experience in performing simple and complex dental treatments, helping families and patients of all ages from Mexico and the United States.
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