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Dental Bridges: Your Time-Tested Tooth Replacement Option

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If you’ve lost a tooth, you might have been living with a gap in your smile for a while. Perhaps you don’t smile much anymore because you feel self-conscious about it. You might be avoiding some of your favorite foods because it has become difficult to chew them.

Living this way is no fun, but did you know that there are other reasons you should replace a missing tooth? When a gap in your smile goes unrestored, it means that adjacent teeth begin to shift to fill in the missing space. Much like books on a bookshelf tend to fall when you remove one of them, so too do your teeth ...

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Benefits of Dental Crowns

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Dental crowns are a common procedure used to address many concerns. Dental crowns are customized covers for your teeth that look and feel like natural teeth. Here are some of the benefits of this treatment: 

  • Aesthetics: Dental crowns are commonly made from porcelain or a composite material that looks just like a natural tooth. If you have any cracks or breaks in your teeth, a crown would cover these cosmetic blemishes. It's often used to fix cosmetic issues like this, or on top of a dental implant to replace a completely missing tooth. 
  • Durable: Crowns are very durable, and since they are custom fit to the tooth they are covering, they offer ...

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