Crowns & Bridges – Restore Your Beautiful Smile!

 

What are Dental Crowns?

 Crowns are made of natural-looking porcelain used to cover your natural teeth. The crown will look, feel and function like a natural tooth while offering complete protection.  

You may need a crown if your tooth has:

  • Previous filling where more filling exists than tooth.
  • Extensive damage by decay. 
  • Discolourations of your teeth
  • After the root canal, teeth tend to become brittle which may need to be protected by a crown. 

Crowns strengthen and protect the remaining tooth structure and at the same time can improve the appearance of your teeth. 

 

What is a Bridge?

A bridge is used to replace one or several teeth. The teeth on each end of the space are used as anchors supporting the replacement tooth.  

When a tooth is lost, it is essential to insert a replacement tooth as soon as possible because the teeth may move into the space changing your bite over time. The change in the bite may cause further complications.

Lethbridge Dental Clinic is located at 110 Lethbridge St Penrith, NSW 2750. For more information call us at (02) 4722 6299.

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