Crowns & Bridges in Bayport
Damaged teeth impact your overall oral health. They can also make you feel embarrassed about your appearance. Not only are damaged or missing teeth unattractive, but missing teeth can also lead to cavities, gum disease, and more.
At Filson Gentle Dentistry, we offer the options you need to restore damaged teeth and protect your oral health. We provide high-quality dental services in Bayport, MN like crowns and bridges that are customized to look completely natural and last for many years.
Restore Function with Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are appropriate for restoring a tooth that has been damaged by decay, disease, or dental trauma. You may have heard crowns referred to as "caps" because they surround your tooth to strengthen and protect it from further damage.
There are several situations where we may recommend placement of a dental crown:
- Filling a large tooth cavity or following root canal therapy
- Repairing teeth with cracks or other damage
- Building up poorly shaped or misaligned teeth
- Concealing severely stained or discolored teeth
- Restoring a dental implant
Before we place your crown, we use dental lasers to gently contour the gum around the tooth for a perfect, natural-looking fit. The result is a functional, durable tooth that looks natural and enhances your beautiful smile.
Bridges Replace Missing Teeth
A dental bridge is used to fill the empty space left when a tooth is lost. Bridges are designed with an artificial tooth that is secured to adjacent teeth with dental crowns.
The loss of just one tooth can lead to a number of oral health problems. If you have a missing tooth that’s not replaced, surrounding teeth can drift out of place, resulting in misaligned teeth and an altered dental bite.
We use dental bridges to effectively solve a number of problems:
- Fill an empty space left by a missing tooth
- Prevent movement and shifting of teeth
- Provide a permanent alternative to a removable partial denture
A well-made dental bridge attaches securely to existing teeth, making it very stable. In certain situations, we may recommend a dental implant to support the bridge for the ultimate strength and functionality.
We Deliver Outstanding Results
We understand that having any type of dental restoration placed is a big investment of time and money on your part. We want you to be completely happy with the outcome because, with proper care, your new crown or bridge will last for many years.
Dr. Filson and Dr. Hei have placed hundreds of beautiful, durable dental restorations. They continue to learn everything they can about the latest dental technology, materials, and procedures. This ensures that you can always expect to receive the highest quality dental care possible.
Whatever your dental needs, we welcome the opportunity to show you the difference that considerate care and attention to detail can make. Please contact our Bayport dental office for more information or to schedule a convenient consultation.