Bridges & Crowns
A dental bridge is used to replace one or more missing teeth. A bridge can be removable or fixed. A fixed bridge requires carefully grinding down the teeth adjacent to the missing tooth so crowns can be placed over them. The replacement tooth is permanently attached to the two crowns which are, in turn, attached to the adjacent teeth.
Dentures have been the solution to missing teeth for hundreds of years. While they are not as ideal as a natural set of teeth, they do provide you with a nice smile and allow you to eat and speak.
Emergency Dentist Yakima use crowns to repair teeth that are too badly damaged from decay or injury to fill. The crown adds strength to the tooth so it doesn’t break when you bite or chew. Crowns are made of porcelain, resin or ceramic materials which are made to look like your natural teeth.