When you lose a tooth, your dentist can fasten a dental bridge between the adjacent teeth surrounding the gap. This is done in order to fill in the area with a real-looking false tooth called a dental bridge, because it literally “bridges” the gap with a prosthetic tooth. These traditional bridges are composed of ceramic or porcelainRead More
Dental Bridges and Crowns
When Are Dental Crowns Needed?
If you’re one of the millions of Americans plagued by dental caries; unsightly teeth gaps; or discolored, misshapen teeth, wearing a full-on smile may be the last thing on your mind. But don’t give up hope just yet! At 360 Dental in Eugene, Oregon, we believe everyone deserves a healthy, beautiful smile. With that in mind, weRead More
Advantages Versus Disadvantages of Dental Bridges
Dental bridges are a very common treatment solution for missing teeth. Even missing one tooth creates dental and aesthetic problems, which can worsen over time. So, if your dentist advises a dental bridge to fill a gap, consider it carefully. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of this frequently used dental treatment. What Is a DentalRead More
FAQs About Dental Crowns
Have you been contemplating having a dental crown but not sure what the procedure entails or if it would really work? At 360 Dental, we’ve compiled a list of the most common questions Dr. Ari Binder gets asked about dental crowns. Check out these answers to help you better understand the procedure. Q: What Is a DentalRead More
What Is Involved in A Dental Bridge Procedure?
If you are missing teeth, you may be considering a dental bridge. A dental bridge uses prosthetic teeth to fill in the gap between missing teeth. It can be an effective solution to help restore your smile, giving you back the confidence you deserve. A dental bridge is a prosthesis that spans the distance between missingRead More
Different Types of Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are essentially prosthetic teeth. A dental crown can be fastened atop a damaged tooth, or it can be fastened atop a dental implant – which is a screw that has been surgically inserted into the jawbone in place of a missing tooth. A dental implant and dental crown together fully replace a previous tooth, providing full capabilityRead More