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Bridges and Crowns

A great looking dental solution for replacing missing teeth

What are crowns and bridges?

A crown is a hardwearing dental cap which restores a tooth’s shape and protects your own natural tooth below. The ceramic material of a crown strengthens your tooth and gives your smile a beautifully natural look.

Dental bridges replace a missing tooth or teeth by placing a ceramic tooth in a gap that is held in place by crowns on the surrounding teeth. Crowns and bridges are an excellent alternative to dentures that give you a strong and natural looking smile.

Dental bridge Brisbane: before and after a dental bridge by Today's Dentistry on Brisbane's Northside

Before and after a dental bridge and crown by Today’s Dentistry

Crowns and bridges can be used to:

  • Replace missing teeth and strengthen remaining teeth
  • Dramatically improve the appearance of decayed, worn and broken teeth

Why have crowns or bridges?

If you have lost or are missing a tooth and have a large gap, then your jaw will continue to shrink and weaken until the gap is filled. Bridgework (also known as fixed bridges) is an excellent non-removable way to stop this continuing damage and give you the closest result to having your own natural teeth back.

The benefits of having crowns and bridges by Today’s Dentistry in Brisbane:

  • Gives you a long lasting, reliable solution compared to dentures
  • More affordable than dental implants
  • You can chew steak again!

Painless crowns and bridges

Making the crowning and bridging procedure as painless as possible for you is our priority. Our patients usually find the procedure painless and our Brisbane practice gives you every creature comfort to make your procedure as relaxing as possible. If you are anxious about crowns and fixed bridges, or any dental procedure, then there are a number of ways we can help and we are always happy to discuss these with you.

We give you all the options – you decide

It is our policy to give you open and honest advice on all your options, alternatives and the associated costs, allowing you to make the most informed decision. We will then continue to work with you to ensure you enjoy the maximum amount of time from your treatment.

We take care of patients from all areas of Brisbane and invite you to call our friendly reception staff in Brisbane on (07) 3263 2677 or Contact us. They are never too busy to talk to you about crowns and bridges, or any other dental procedures that you may have questions about.

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