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Crowns & Bridges

If a tooth has a large filling or is fractured or cracked, the Dr may recommend a crown as the treatment of choice for the long term stability and health of a tooth.  A crown covers the remaining tooth structure and filling material to return the tooth to optimal function and form.
Missing teeth cause a variety of problems in the adult mouth.  A fixed bridge is an aesthetic way to replace those missing teeth or single tooth.  A bridge is a way of replacing a tooth by using the teeth on either side of the space as supports and suspending the missing tooth/teeth in between with one prosthesis.