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Do I Need a Tooth Filling?
If you have one or more teeth that have been damaged due to decay or trauma, then you may need a tooth filling. A filling will restore the tooth so that you can resume using it without pain or further damage. If you need dental work, be sure to contact us today.
Are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges the Same?
Dental crowns and tooth bridges are used when there’s a missing tooth or when two or more proximate teeth need repair. They are custom-fitted to your jaw and permanently installed. All of our dentists can provide you with crowns for teeth, dental fillings, and bridges. Call us today for more information.
What Type of Dentist Does Fillings, Crowns, and Bridges?
Usually, a general dentist can install fillings, dental caps, and bridges. However, if you need additional dental work, you may be referred to a specialist.
How Much Will a Filling, Tooth Bridge, or Dental Crown Cost?
There are multiple factors that will determine the tooth filling cost, the dental bridge cost or the dental crown cost. They include the type of material selected, any pretreatment that needs to be completed, among other factors. Please call our office for more information.
What Are the Different Types of Tooth Fillings?
Tooth fillings can be amalgam, which is a mixture of metals, acrylic-resin composite, porcelain, or gold. Your dentist will help you determine the best type of filling for your situation. Call us or stop by our office to learn more or to schedule an appointment.
Different types of crowns
Dental crowns are available in the following four types.
- Ceramic crowns
- Porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns
- Base metal alloy crowns
- Gold alloy crowns
Different types of dental bridges
- A traditional bridge
- A cantilever bridge
- An implant-supported bridge
Each of these types of bridge has advantages, so contact us today for more information on the type of bridge that may work best for you.
What Is the Dental Crown Procedure?
A tooth crown installation will usually require two trips to our office in Chicopee. On the first visit, we’ll prep the damaged tooth, measure it, and take impressions, and install a temporary tooth crown. On the second visit to our dental office in Chicopee, we’ll remove the temporary crown, install the permanent crown, and then adjust it for comfort.
What Is the Dental Bridge Procedure?
A dental bridge installation is very similar to the dental crown procedure in our office in Chicopee. The main difference is the dental appliance being installed. You’ll need to allow at least two trips to our office to have your tooth bridge installed. Call our office to learn more about maintaining your beautiful smile with one of our dental options. Call us today at (413) 241-6913 or book an appointment online.