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Crowns, Bridges and Dentures

Crowns, bridges and dentures are all common dental treatments used to restore the appearance and function of a patient’s teeth. Crowns are caps that are placed over a damaged or decayed tooth to restore its shape, size and strength. Bridges are false teeth that are used to fill in the gaps left by missing teeth. Dentures are removable appliances that replace missing teeth and can be either partial or full. All three treatments can help improve the appearance of a patient’s smile and restore their ability to chew and speak properly.

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A crown is a dental restoration that covers a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance.
A bridge is a dental restoration that replaces one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth to adjacent teeth or dental implants.
A denture is a removable dental appliance that replaces missing teeth and surrounding tissue.
A crown is a dental restoration that covers a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. A bridge is a dental restoration that replaces one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth to adjacent teeth or dental implants.
The lifespan of crowns, bridges, and dentures depends on the material used and how well they are cared for. Generally, crowns, bridges, and dentures can last anywhere from 5 to 15 years.

Pricing

Acrylic DentureFrom £395
Chrome/Valplast DentureFrom £795
CrownsFrom £395 per tooth
VeneersFrom £550
BridgesFrom £395

CROWNS:

  1. Restoring Tooth Function and Appearance: Crowns are custom-made to fit over a tooth, restoring its shape, size, strength, and appearance. By covering the damaged tooth, crowns provide a natural-looking solution.
  2. Support for Dental Bridges: Crowns play a crucial role in supporting dental bridges. They are placed on healthy teeth on either side of a gap, anchoring the bridge and restoring the missing tooth/teeth.
  3. Material Options: Crowns are available in different materials such as porcelain, gold, and metal alloys. Each material has its own advantages and can be chosen based on aesthetic preferences, durability, and the tooth’s location.
  4. Procedure: Getting a crown usually requires two visits. During the first appointment, the dentist prepares the tooth, takes impressions, and places a temporary crown. In the second appointment, the custom-made crown is checked for fit and appearance before being permanently bonded to the tooth.
  5. Benefits: Crowns offer improved aesthetics, enhanced strength and stability to damaged teeth, and protection against future decay. They also help maintain proper tooth alignment and reduce the risk of future issues.

BRIDGES:

Bridges Dental bridges are an effective solution for replacing one or more missing teeth. Here are key points about bridges:

  1. Restoration of Function and Aesthetics: Bridges fill the gaps left by missing teeth, restoring the ability to chew, speak, and smile with confidence.
  2. Crowns as Support: Dental bridges are held in place by crowns attached to healthy teeth adjacent to the gap. The crowns provide stability and support for the bridge.
  3. Material Options: Bridges are commonly made from porcelain or metal alloys. These materials offer durability, natural appearance, and a comfortable fit.
  4. Procedure: Placing a dental bridge involves multiple visits. The dentist prepares the supporting teeth, takes impressions, and provides a temporary bridge. In subsequent appointments, the custom bridge is fitted and adjusted before being permanently secured in place.
  5. Benefits: Bridges improve both the function and aesthetics of the smile. They provide a stable biting surface, distribute forces evenly, and prevent neighboring teeth from shifting into the gap.

DENTURES:

Dentures are removable dental appliances that replace multiple missing teeth. Here’s what you need to know about dentures:

  1. Partial and Complete Dentures: Partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain, while complete dentures replace all teeth in an arch.
  2. Restoring Smile Appearance: Dentures restore the beauty of your smile, boosting self-confidence and enhancing facial aesthetics.
  3. Improved Chewing and Speaking: Dentures enable better chewing functionality, allowing you to enjoy a wider range of foods. They also enhance speech clarity by filling in missing teeth gaps.
  4. Customization and Fitting: Dentures are custom-made to fit your mouth comfortably and securely. The dentist takes impressions, selects the appropriate denture type, and ensures proper fit and function.
  5. Facial Support and Jawbone Preservation: Dentures provide support to facial muscles, helping maintain facial structure. They also prevent jawbone shrinkage, which can occur when teeth are missing.

In summary, crowns, bridges, and dentures offer unique solutions for restorative dental care. Crowns restore damaged teeth and support bridges, bridges replace missing teeth, and dentures provide comprehensive tooth replacement. Each treatment has its own advantages and procedures, and our dental professionals will guide you in selecting the best option for your oral health needs.

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Monday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Tuesday
8:45am - 7:30pm
Wednesday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Thursday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Friday
8:45am - 5:00pm
Sat & Sunday
Closed
Dant Y Coed
1 & 2 Maelor Buildings
Heol Maelor
Coedpoeth
Wrexham, LL11 3NG
Monday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Tuesday
8:45am - 7:30pm
Wednesday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Thursday
8:45am - 5:30pm
Friday
8:45am - 5:00pm
Sat & Sunday
Closed

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