Repair your damaged tooth with porcelain tooth crowns
By Dr. Chie Li Ee, DMD – Dentist in Cape May, NJ
Do you have a damaged (or missing) tooth that needs to be repaired (or replaced)?
Dr. Ee may recommend a porcelain tooth crown or fixed bridge to repair and improve your smile.
How Porcelain Tooth Crowns Work
- Porcelain Tooth Crowns are commonly used for:
- Repairing a tooth if it is chipped or cracked,
- Filling an unsightly gap or space between your teeth,
- Making your teeth more even and uniform,
- Whitening a discolored or dull tooth.
Porcelain tooth crowns are used to cover, protect and hold-together your cracked and damaged tooth to repair the damage. Today’s white porcelain “tooth-colored” crowns blend in perfectly with your existing teeth so your smile will not be tarnished by any ugly metal dental work. Plus, porcelain tooth crowns are durable and can last for decades.
How a Fixed Bridge Works
A Fixed Bridge is commonly used to:
- Replace your missing tooth (or teeth) and restore your smile.
Fixed Dental Bridges are the most affordable and popular way to replace a missing tooth or many missing teeth on a row. Fixed bridges are prosthetic teeth and the most popular type is usually made of porcelain fused to metal. White porcelain fixed bridges are most popular simply because they closely resemble your natural teeth.
A fixed bridge “closes the gap” (left by the missing tooth) by adding a new porcelain tooth (or teeth) within the gap of your missing tooth (or teeth). The tooth bridge fits into the gap left by missing teeth and attaches with hidden clasps and/or tooth crowns fixed to your natural teeth on either side of the gap to secure them in place. A bridge cannot be removed, and with proper care, it should last 10 or more years.
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