Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns and dental bridges are ideal for restoring and replacing teeth.

At Ironside Advanced Dental we use dental crowns and bridges to restore the strength and integrity of your teeth. If you have a broken or weakened tooth, this could be the treatment for you. We use high quality crowns that strengthen and restore the function of your teeth. These crowns improve the health and appearance of your overall smile.

What is a dental crown?

At Ironside Advanced Dental we use premium dental crowns. These crowns have multiple purposes, these can include;

  • Restoring broken teeth
  • Restoring fractured teeth
  • Stronger teeth post root canal treatments
  • Repairing chips natural teeth
  • Improving biting abilities
  • Improve damage from excessive teeth grinding

If you experience these symptoms we suggest booking in to see Dr Ironside. In your consultation, Dr Ironside will discuss your treatment options.

What are the benefits of dental crowns?

Dental crowns are known to be strong and durable. They provide a wide range of benefits including:

  • Can feel like natural teeth
  • Can match the colour of surround teeth
  • Can have the same texture of your natural teeth
  • Allow you to regain full dental function
  • Made from durable material for longevity

We are dedicated to providing patients with high-quality dental care.

What is a dental crown procedure?

Dental crown procedures do differ between patients. Initially, Dr Ironside will take impressions of your teeth. These impressions are sent to the lab to make your crown. A temporary crown will be applied to protect your tooth. At your following appointment, the temporary tooth will be removed. Dr Ironside will fit the crown over your natural tooth. Providing you and your dentist are happy, the crown will be secured in place.

We are dedicated to providing our patients with long-lasting dental crowns. Dr Ironside has decades of experience. He is passionate about providing dental crowns to protect his patients’ teeth.

Do you have a gap in your smile?

Experience the change dental bridges can offer you. A bridge is a series of dental prosthetics made from porcelain. These are connected to the teeth that sit adjacent to the lost tooth. This is designed to replace missing teeth.  A bridge is three or more dental crowns fused together. They are used to fill the gaps in your smile.

What are the benefits of a dental bridge?

The main benefit of a dental bridge is closing the gap. This gap is from a missing tooth. Dental bridges are visually pleasing dental restorations. They can help you recapture a beautiful smile after injury or tooth loss. Dental crowns provide support, stability and improve overall dental health.

What is a dental bridge procedure?

At your initial appointment, Dr Ironside will take a mould of your teeth. Once the mould has been taken he will send this off to the lab to be made.

Ensuring teeth and gums are prepared is essential for long-lasting oral health. Dr Ironside will prepare either side of the gap for your new dental crowns. A temporary dental bridge will be put in place. This provides protection to your teeth and gums.

One to two weeks after Dr Ironside will insert a permanent dental bridge. This bridge is expected to last from 15 to 20 years. It is important to take care of your oral health. This will ensure to keep your dental bridges long-lasting.

Dental crowns and bridges frequently asked questions

Protect a damaged tooth

Dental crowns can protect the structural integrity of a damaged tooth. Our dental crowns are made from porcelain. They are designed to restore the structure and function of teeth. This improves the aesthetics of your smile. The crown covers the surface of the tooth and provides support and protection.

Replace missing teeth

A dental bridge is made up of several crowns. They are fused together to create a dental appliance. A bridge is a series of artificial teeth/tooth made of porcelain. This replaces an areas that teeth are missing teeth. Two crowns are placed on either side of the bridge. Doing so increases the stability and provides support.

Your oral health and situation will determine what’s best for you

Whether you need a dental bridge or implants depends on your situation. Some patients have dental bridges attached to dental implants. A dental implant is the artificial tooth root. Whereas a dental bridge is a series of three or more crowns fused together.

Everyone reacts to treatment differently

At Ironside Advanced Dental we offer local anaesthetic. Your teeth may feel a little sensitive whilst wearing your temporary crown. Some patients do feel some pain in their gums and around the tooth. Overall the pain is minimal and doesn’t last long.

Cost of dental crowns and bridges depends on what you need

The cost of dental crowns and bridges depends on a variety of factors. Some patients get more crowns than other. The gap that is needing to be filled can differ in size which affects the price. We suggest booking a consultation with Dr Ironside to discuss what your treatment will cost.

Restoring your teeth with dental crowns and bridges is a great way to help maintain and/or restore a healthy smile. This treatment has a lot of health benefits for your oral and overall health. We would love to assist you in closing any gaps from missing teeth. Request a consultation with Dr Ironside to restore your smile today!

Disclaimer: All surgical procedures carry risk. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.