How Does a Dental Crown Work?
A crown is an artificial tooth that completely covers a weak, fractured, or extremely discolored natural tooth, restoring its appearance and functionality. Our dentist shapes the damaged tooth so the crown fits flush with your other teeth, and then he or she cements it on what remains of your natural tooth.
What Will My Dental Crown Cost?
Your cost for a dental crown is dependant on the material used, whether you have dental insurance coverage, and the damaged tooth’s location in your mouth, Our dentist can provide an estimate of your total crown cost after an examination. Contact our office to schedule your initial appointment.
How Are Dental Bridges Attached?
Traditional fixed bridges, the most common type of bridge, consist of artificial teeth that are used to fill in the gap left by missing teeth. The bridge is attached to the crowns that go on the two adjacent teeth. The crowned teeth support the bridge and provide biting power.
How Much Will a Dental Bridge Cost?
The cost for a dental bridge varies considerably. Factors we consider when determining your cost include the number of artificial teeth in the bridge and the crown material. If you have dental insurance, this will also affect your total cost, as many dental insurance providers may cover fixed bridges.
Where Can I Find a Dentist Near Me Who Offers Dentures?
Contact our office to schedule a consultation. We offer full, partial, and immediate dentures. We welcome new patients who need help restoring their attractive smile.
What Do New Dentures Cost Near Me?
There are several types of dentures, such as full and partial, and each has its own price tag. During your first appointment with us, your dentist will map out a treatment plan, showing you your options and the cost for each one.
Can I Eat Anything I Want with Full Dentures?
You can eat anything you want with full dentures except sticky foods, such as taffy, that is liable to pull your dentures out of your mouth. If you’ve never worn dentures before, start out with soft food cut into smaller than normal pieces. It is hard to judge the amount of food in your mouth if the denture has a full, hard palate.
Why Should I Consider Partial Dentures?
While it’s tempting to just have all your teeth extracted at once for a full denture, our dentist will tell you that is a bad idea, Without any natural teeth, your face will eventually start sinking in and aging you.
Are Flipper Teeth Convenient?
We offer patients removable temporary flippers so they will have an appliance to wear that contains teeth, so there won’t be a gap where the teeth were extracted in preparation for a permanent restoration.
Does it Hurt to Get a Metal Filling?
Getting a metal filling does not hurt and neither does getting a composite filling. The tooth is numb from a local anesthetic and you can always request more anesthetic if you feel any pain.
What Are the Different Prices for Dental Fillings?
During the treatment planning process, you will be asked in you prefer an amalgam (metal) or white (composite) filling. Your choice is what primarily affects the cost of your dental filling.
What Is One Benefit of Choosing a Composite Filling?
Composite fillings never darken your teeth over time the way metal fillings do. If you are looking for a dentist to have a cavity filled, call our office to set up your first appointment.
When Is a Dental Onlay Used?
A dental onlay is a material, usually porcelain, used for cuspal replacement or to cover a large area of decay. The onlay sits on top of the tooth. This procedure can also be used to replace old fillings.
What Does an Onlay Cost?
Your cost for an onlay depends on the onlay material and the location of the affected tooth. Our dentist can offer an estimated cost after assessing the tooth.
When Are Overlays Used?
Overlays are used when there is more restoration needed than an onlay can provide. Like an onlay, an overlay is fabricated in a dental laboratory and placed by your dentist, giving each one more strength than a traditional filling.
What Do Overlays Generally Cost?
Like an onlay, the cost for an overlay depends on the overlay material and the location of the affected tooth.