Crowns and Bridges - Abilene, TX
Damaged or Lost a Tooth?
A Functional, Attractive Solution
Living with a damaged or missing tooth isn’t easy. Sometimes, it seems more convenient to just let it be than to seek out treatment! But the process for receiving a dental crown or dental bridge is actually quite painless. In virtually all cases, we can provide our patients with a custom restoration and a restored smile in as few as two appointments. At Leedy Dental, we’ll restore your smile and improve your confidence with personalized treatment and high-quality, lasting results. Using digital technology, we eliminate the need for goopy paste impressions and instead take high-resolution images of your mouth using our iTero® intraoral scanner. We use these precise, 3D images to design your restoration, then send it to our partner dental lab for fabrication. Because of the level of precision that our technology and expertise provide, your restoration will fit beautifully and look just like a real tooth or teeth! Our experienced prosthodontists are experts in dental bridges and dental crowns Abilene, TX, using years of advanced training to create beautiful restorations that function flawlessly. Let us fix your smile with these solutions!
Repair Teeth with Dental Crowns
Dental crowns are ceramic or porcelain restorations that “cap” a damaged or treated tooth. In most cases, dental crowns are ideal for teeth that are chipped, worn down, severely discolored, or cosmetically damaged. Similarly, a dental crown restores strength to a tooth after root canal therapy and attaches to a dental implant. Dental crowns are incredibly strong and color-matched to your existing teeth. But unlike natural teeth, they won’t stain or decay! You’re an ideal candidate for a dental crown if you’re in the following situation:
Replace Lost Teeth with a Dental Bridge
A dental bridge is a series of dental crowns all milled from a single block of strong, natural-looking material. Dental bridges are custom-made to perfectly fit the natural contours of your jaw and replace the exact number of teeth you’re missing. Our prosthodontists are specialized in dental bridges and create incredibly natural-looking and strong restorations, even if you’re missing one or more front teeth. Dental bridges are excellent solutions for missing teeth, providing the following benefits:
Our Patients tell the story best
"I was embarrassed by my smile until I received crowns - now I can’t stop smiling!"
Don - Dental Crowns & Bridges Patient
"An implant supported bridge on my upper and lower gave me the ability to eat again."
George - Multiple Dental Implants & Crowns and Bridges Patient
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Value Of Quality Care
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Creating In-Office Dental Restorations With Computers
Once upon a time, dentists – and patients – needed to wait weeks for a dental laboratory to make crowns and other dental restorations. Now, with an exciting digital technology known as Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), some dentists are fabricating high-quality restorations themselves right in their own offices – in minutes!
Fixed vs. Removable
For those patients who have lost all their teeth, but have not lost significant bone, a fixed bridge (permanent non-removable teeth) may be the treatment of choice since the new bridge is not needed for facial and lip support. However, not all patients are candidates for this treatment…
Implants vs. Bridgework
Considerations to help you decide what is right for you. However, a discussion with your dentist is necessary to discuss your specific situation. Please see your dentist to review all the risks, benefits and alternatives to determine which option is best for you…
Need to repair or replace a tooth?
Crown and bridge treatment is right for you!