Crowns and bridges are fixed dental restoration methods designed to replace the missing teeth by attaching artificial teeth.
Crowns serve many needs; they protect a weak tooth from decay or damage or help restore a tooth that is already broken or worn down.
If a person has one or multiple teeth missing, a bridge helps restore their bite, smile, and oral health.
Both crowns and bridges are considered a fixed dental restoration, unlike dentures that are removable. Crowns and bridges are bonded to the existing teeth so that they can be removed only by a dentist. Dental crowns were first introduced in the 19th century by the Etruscans civilization, and they made crows using gold, bone, plus human teeth. Throughout the 19th century, the Etruscans invented advanced porcelain crowns and metal crowns in order to make the crowns very strong and long-lasting.
There are several benefits of crowns and bridges:
The procedure to place crowns and bridges is a fairly simple procedure. At Kremer Dental Care, we often schedule more than one appointment to create and place your dental crowns or bridges.