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Crowns And Bridges Can Help Protect Your Smile

Discover the benefits of getting dental crowns and bridges for your smile.

Accidents happen! Yes, even to your smile. Whether you are dealing with extensive decay, or a cracked or broken tooth, Dr. David Carlson at Carlson Dental in Wheaton, IL, is here to tell you how getting dental crowns and bridges could turn your smile around.

What are crowns and bridges?

These fixed dental restorations are custom-made just for you. A crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to improve its function and appearance while a dental bridge is used to fill gaps and replace one or more missing teeth.

Why might I get a crown?

A crown is a very versatile restoration that can be used to protect a tooth from further damage. A tooth weakened by decay, infection, or trauma can often benefit from getting a crown. A crown will surround the tooth and provide a stronger and more durable outer layer of protection.

A crown may be recommended if you have a cracked, fractured, or broken tooth, if you have a tooth that is badly misshapen or discolored, or if you just underwent root canal therapy.

When are dental bridges needed?

A dental bridge is a fixed oral prosthetic that is designed to replace a single missing tooth or a few missing teeth in a row. A bridge uses two dental crowns, which are placed over healthy teeth on both sides of the gap. The bridge, which contains false teeth, will be fused with the crowns to anchor the artificial teeth in the middle.

Dental crowns and bridges offer an array of benefits, from treating tooth loss and filling gaps left behind by missing teeth, to protecting teeth from further damage and improving the aesthetics of your smile. 

Do you want to know more about dental crowns, bridges, and other restorative dentistry options we offer? If so, all you have to do is call Dr. David Carlson at Carlson Dental in Wheaton, IL. You can reach our office at 630-653-9002.

Contact Us Today!

Carlson Dental

610 E Roosevelt Rd, Suite 101
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: (630) 653-9002
Fax: (630) 653-9403

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours

Monday 8AM - 6PM
Tuesday 10AM - 6PM
Wednesday 8AM - 5PM
Thursday 8AM - 2:30PM

Saturday 8AM - 1PM
(1 Saturday/month)