Crowns & Bridges


Porcelain Crowns
Sometiems, teeth are so seriously damaged or deteriorated, rendering them unsuitable for direct placement fillings treatmens.  In such situations, a crown is required to restore the teeth.  A crown is a ‘cap’ that fits over the entire surface of the tooth. The process of making a crown involves trimming the tooth down to the desired shape. Impressions of the tooth preparation are then taken. From the impressions, the laboratory can construct the crown.

Once fabricated, a crown is fitted over the tooth surface and bonded in place using special dental cements. The shape, size, color and surface characteristics of a crown are closely matched to the surrounding teeth. They are fabricated by master ceramists to the highest possible standards and once fitted, provide a seamless and permanent restoration to a tooth.

Crowns can last a lifetime and are necessary for a number of reasons:

  •  To restore heavily broken down teeth
  •  To restore heavily filled teeth
  •  To give form to broken or unusually shaped teeth
  •  To treat discolored teeth

Dental Bridges
If teeth are missing, but either or both sides of the gap remain healthy with well-supported root foundations, then fixed bridge work replacement may be an excellent solution. A dental bridge is ideal when only one or two teeth are missing. They work by placing a artificial tooth, normally made of porcelain, into the gap and bonding it to the teeth on either side.

The Dentists and Periodontists at 82nd Dental treat patients in the greater New York City Metropolitan area including Jackson Heights, Queens, Long Island, Nassau, Woodside, East Elmhurst, Astoria, Forest Hills, Long Island City and Flushing. We also assist patients in the following zip codes: 11372, 11380, 11373, 11369, 11370, 11371, 11377 and 11106.

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