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Dental Crowns & Bridges

Restoring Teeth For Full Smiles

Almost everyone will deal with a chipped, cracked, decayed, or missing tooth at some point in their life, and when that happens, crowns and bridges are two of the most commonly used solutions. At Lakeshore Dental, Dr. Patel uses these treatments every day to make even the most compromised smile look like new again, and he can do the exact same for you. If you have one or more teeth that are in need of a little help, just give us a call today to get a completely personalized solution.

What is a Dental Crown?

Dental crown restoration before placement

Think of a dental crown as a protective shell that is placed over a damaged tooth. It’s shaped to look like a natural tooth in every way, and it helps our dentists save teeth that would otherwise need to be extracted. With one, they can:

  • Fix a large cavity
  • Repair a broken tooth
  • Hold a weakened tooth together
  • Even out a misaligned bite
  • Improve the appearance of a misshapen/undersized tooth
  • Complete a dental implant

What is a Dental Bridge?

Model smile with fixed bridge restoration

For a patient dealing with one or more missing teeth in a row, a dental bridge can quickly and effectively fill in the gap. After placing crowns on the teeth on either side of the missing ones, they are bonded to prosthetic teeth to close the space. If a patient doesn’t have enough healthy teeth to support a bridge, this treatment can also be applied using dental implants.

In either case, both of these restorations only take two appointments to be custom-designed, made, and placed in the mouth. Afterward, they can be trusted to look great and function normally for well over a decade.

Are you ready to finally take care of your problem teeth? We can help you do it right here in Virginia Beach, so contact us today for an appointment.