Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road
3040 SW 27th Avenue, Suite 101, Ocala, FL 34471

Dental Crowns and Bridges – Top Natural-Looking Restoration Techniques

Dental Crowns

Dental crowns and bridges are permanent prosthetic devices used to correct problems such as weakened, damaged, or missing teeth. Unlike removable dentures, crowns and bridges are attached to existing teeth with cement and cannot be removed for routine cleaning. Before a dental crown or bridge is created, the affected teeth must be prepared. First, the dentist reduces the size of the natural teeth to make room for the device. Next, impressions of the teeth and gums are made so that an exact mold is available for the dental lab to create the crown or bridge. If the crown or bridge is to be made from porcelain, the dentist will determine the exact color of the patient’s other teeth. While permanent prosthetic teeth are being created at the lab, patients will wear a temporary dental crown or bridge. When the permanent device is ready, it will replace the temporary one, and be cemented into place.

What Can a Dental Crown or Cap Do?
Crowns are useful for the following situations:

  • Weak, fracture-prone teeth
  • Insufficient tooth structure to support a filling
  • Severely damaged teeth
  • Bridge attachment
  • Covering for a dental implant
  • Cosmetic restoration
  • Protect teeth after root canal treatment

What Can a Dental Bridge Do?
Dental bridges can solve the following problems:

  • Missing teeth
  • Gaps caused by tooth shifting or rotation
  • Bite problems

Dental Crowns and Bridges: How Long Do They last?
Many dental crowns and bridges last a lifetime, but they can become loose or detach from your teeth over time. To increase the longevity of your crown or bridge, practice good oral hygiene, avoid chewing hard foods, and see your dentist in Ocala regularly. Keeping your teeth and gums healthy will reduce the chances of dental disease and bone loss that can cause dental prosthetic devices to fail. To learn more about dental crowns and bridges, make an appointment with an affordable dentist to discuss your options.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Ocala, call Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road today at (352) 433-4934 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Ocala. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road.

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Everyone at Advanced Dental Care of Shady Road is professional, friendly and courteous. Thanks especially to Dr. Torres for his attention to detail, and to Leci and Chloe for their professionalism.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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