We Are Open – Safety is Our Top Priority!
We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
Are Tooth Fillings Effective Treatments?
A tooth filling is a man-made substance that’s used to repair a tooth that’s been damaged due to disease or decay, traumatic injury, or a hereditary defect. It can restore functionality, patients can also use a tooth bridge or dental caps to fix the look of a damaged tooth. If you’d like more information or if you want to schedule an appointment, please call our office in Springfield.
Are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges Effective?
A dental crown is a custom-fitted covering for your tooth. It completely covers the tooth from the top down to the gum line and is virtually indiscernible. A tooth bridge is an artificial tooth that is anchored to one or more teeth or dental implants and is designed to replace a missing tooth.
What Kind of Dentist Will Place Dental Fillings, Crowns for Teeth, and Bridges?
All of the general dentists in our office in Springfield can install fillings, crowns, and bridges. Many have areas in which they specialize, such as pediatrics, and all keep current on the latest trends in modern dentistry. For more information or to schedule an appointment, give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you.
How much does a filling, bridge, or dental crown cost?
As you may know, each patient has a very different situation that requires them to get treatment at our office. As such, the tooth filling cost, the dental bridge cost and the dental crown cost will vary. Our office in Springfield can provide you with more detailed information specific to your circumstance, so give us a call.
Are There Different Types of Tooth Fillings?
Four different types of fillings are available and the best type for you will depend on your individual needs and the location of the filling. Your dentist will recommend the best filling for you. Give our office in Springfield a call if you have additional questions.
Are There Different Types of Crowns?
Four types of crowns are available and the location of your crown will determine, in part, the type of crown you’ll need. Crowns can be the color of your teeth or they can stand out, such as a gold crown. If you want to schedule an appointment for a crown installation in Springfield give us a call.
Are Different Types of Dental Bridges Available?
Four types of tooth bridges are available: traditional, cantilever, Maryland, and implant-supported. Each of these is for a specific type of installation and your dentist will recommend the best bridge for your needs. Call our office in Springfield for more information.
Is There a Specific Dental Crown Procedure?
Installation of a tooth crown will require two visits to our office in Springfield. On the first visit, your dentist will prepare your tooth for the permanent crown, then take impressions and measurements, and then install a temporary crown. On the second visit, your temporary will be removed, the permanent crown will be installed and adjusted, and then you’ll be ready to enjoy your dazzling smile once again.
Is There a Specific Dental Bridge Procedure?
The dental bridge installation procedure is the same as the crown installation procedure except you’ll be fitted for a different dental appliance. It will require a minimum of two visits to our office. On the second visit, your bridge will be installed and your radiant smile will make it all worthwhile.