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What is A Crown/Bridge?

Dental crowns, often referred to as a `caps,’ are fixed prosthetic restorations used for several reasons such as:

  • Restore broken teeth
  • Protect weak teeth
  • Prevent cracked teeth from breaking further
  • Support teeth with large restorations
  • When a tooth has sustained a large enough cavity, much of its strength is lost and it’s too fragile for daily use. Instead of extracting the tooth, a crown can be placed over it

A Bridge is similar to a crown, however the main difference is that a bridge is used to help replace missing teeth. A bridge is usually two crowns that hold on to a `dummy` tooth in the middle. This `dummy“ tooth sits right  on the gum line to appear as natural as possible. Bridges may also in some case be used as an alternative to dental implants.

Crowns and bridges are made from numerous types of materials such as metal alloys, ceramics, porcelain, porcelain fused to metal, or composite resin. When crowns and bridges are made, the materials are closely matched to the natural tooth colour to blend in as best as possible. With proper care, crowns and bridges can last 10-15 years, and longer in some cases.

Crowns and bridges are generally completed in two visits. The first visit consists of preparing the tooth intended for crown/bridge, followed by impressions (molds), which are then sent to a laboratory to create the crown/bridge. The second appointment is when the permanent crown/bridge is cemented using a special glue made specifically for the use of cementing crowns and bridges to ensure its stability. When affixed, the crown/bridge fully encases the portion of the damaged tooth/teeth that sits above the gum line. Crowns and bridges are custom made to fit over each tooth.

What Are The Benefits Of A Crown/Bridge?

  • Restores smile
  • Restore the ability to properly chew and speak
  • Maintain the face shape
  • Distribute the forces in the bite properly by replacing missing teeth
  • Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position

How Much Does A Crown/Bridge Cost?

Most insurance companies cover a portion of a crown or bridge under restorative services. A single crown can range between $1000-$1500. A Bridge can range between $2000-$5000. 0% interest monthly payment plans are available for patients to take advantage of for extensive treatment.

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Why Dr. Girn/Home of Dentistry?

Dr. Girn has over 20 years of experience in successfully performing hundreds of crown and bridge procedures, including cosmetic cases as well. His special attention to detail ensures a near perfect fit and a long lasting crown and bridge.

Testimonials

We have been to many dentists before and we haven't met a pleasant dentist like Dr. Girn. My family and I have been going to him for twelve years and they've always been helpful and friendly to us. He will make you feel comfortable and relaxed in his room. His office staff are professional, sincere, welcoming and friendly as well. I want to thank your friendly staff for accommodating my needs and for always taking good care of my family and I. The customer service is truly awesome. The moment you walk in they will greet you along with their welcoming smile, from that second you are treated like family. You feel calm and relaxed because in each room there are many televisions, so wherever the patients look there will be something for them to look at so they can take their minds off the work that is being done in their mouth. We're so glad that he is our family dentist now! I highly recommend Dr. Girn for anyone looking for an amazing dentist. Dr. Girn and his staff are amazing and his office is always clean and well kept. When you walk out of there, you will leave with a smile. if anyone is looking for a well trusted and professional dentist, then I highly recommend you come to Dr. Girn. You won't be disappointed.

— Daren D. - Mississauga

Home of Dentistry is a 5-star facility. Dr. Girn is highly skilled and treats you with great care and respect. I, my wife and four children travel from the far east end of Toronto for dental care from Dr. Girn. He has helped my family with braces, implants, and all out regular dental work. Dr. Girn has also helped us with Saturday morning emergency dental care. home of Dentistry is the perfect name because you feel like you're part of the family. Dr. Girn is genuinely interested in each of his patients. treatment rooms are professionally set up, bright, cheery, and even have a TV in each room. his staff are very professional and friendly. I strongly recommend the Home of Dentistry. Whether you have a dentist or not, I would give them a call. you will definitely notice the difference.

— Daniel H. - Markham

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