For chipped or severely damaged teeth, Three Rivers Family Dentistry offer crowns (which cover the teeth) and bridges (these connect multiple crowns or are used to fill a gap where a tooth is missing). We also offer dental veneers, in which a thin piece of porcelain is placed over a tooth/teeth, like a shell, to improve the overall appearance. We have provided crowns and bridges for our clients in a most compassionate way as we understand that your oral appearance is extremely important. Check out the information below to see which option is best for you. Or give us a call and schedule an appointment for a professional evaluation.

We would love to have the opportunity to work with you and your family when it comes to dental crowns, bridges and all your dental needs. Give us a call today or send us a message to request an appointment.


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What Is A Crown

A crown is a cap made from various materials suitable for withstanding the biting and chewing forces that a normal tooth must endure. It is placed over a tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and/or to improve its appearance. The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of the tooth that lies at and above the gum line.


  • A dental crown may be needed to rebuild broken or decayed teeth or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth.
  • To restore a damaged, broken or severely worn down tooth.
  • To cover and support a tooth with a large filling when there isn’t much of the tooth left.
  • To secure a dental bridge in place.
  • To cosmetically improve the appearance of misshaped or severely discolored teeth.
  • To cover a dental implant.
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What Is A Bridge

A dental bridge is an appliance made to permanently fit between two porcelain crowns. The bridge fills the gap left by one or more missing teeth. We refer to this as a fixed bridge. Think of a fixed bridge as a permanent bridge which cannot be removed (unlike dentures which you can take out and put back in).


Patients need fixed bridges when:

  • Their smile needs some restoration
  • They want to be able to chew effectively
  • They need help speaking clearly
  • The shape of a patient’s face needs to be maintained
  • It will help keep other teeth from becoming misaligned
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Give Three Rivers Family Dentistry a call today for all your dental crown, bridges and family dental needs:
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