Quality Dental Bridges & Crowns in La Canada Flintridge

Whether your tooth has been severely affected by decay or you have multiple teeth in a row that have sustained damage, it can leave you wondering what dental options are available. At the dental practice of Stephen C. Albertson DDS, we're proud to provide high-quality crowns and bridges that look like your natural teeth and can stand up to years of wear and tear. We look forward to meeting you and determining which of our restorative solutions is right for your smile.

It can be frustrating to visit a dental office and feel like you're not being given the attention and respect you deserve. That's why our practice was founded with the principle that every patient who walks through our door is family. You can rest assured that we'll take the time to answer your questions and accommodate your requests. Contact us today to schedule your next appointment and get the La Canada Flintridge dental bridges and crowns you need!


How Can Crowns & Bridges Benefit My Smile?

Crowns and bridges offer unique dental advantages that make them great options for many patients. When you visit our practice for your initial exam, we'll look at the overall condition of your teeth, gums, and jawbones. From there, Dr. Albertson will determine which type of restoration can restore your smile's health and functionality best. Our team will also take this time to break down the benefits of both restoration types as they share similar advantages.

One of the most obvious advantages of crowns and bridges is that they greatly improve the functionality of your smile, as tooth decay and trauma can prevent you from properly biting and chewing. Another benefit of crowns and fixed bridges is that they mimic the appearance of your natural teeth for a seamless-looking smile.

Extensive Material Options for Dental Restorations

It can be easy to forget that what your restoration is made of can be just as important as the type of restoration. As such, our practice has spent years improving our material options to suit our patients' diverse needs better. Depending on your dental restoration requirements, each material type has unique properties that can make them ideal for different situations. Some of the materials that we offer include:

IPS e.max®: As an all-ceramic crown, IPS e.max is a popular option for its durability and natural appearance. This material type also generally requires less of your tooth to be removed for application and is ideal for patients with metal allergies.

Zirconia: Zirconia is made of durable monolithic ceramic, offering good resistance to cracking and chipping. With proper at-home oral care and regular dental visits, zirconia crowns can last for many years.

Gold: One of the oldest types of restorative materials, gold is perfect for patients with heavy wear patterns on their teeth. Also, if you have a tendency to grind your teeth, gold can be less abrasive than other restorative materials.

Leveraging State-of-the-Art CEREC Technology

Each year, countless individuals put off seeing the dentist because their schedules are too busy to allow it. If you need a crown and are short on time, CEREC® same-day crowns may be perfect for you. With traditional crowns, you're provided a temporary crown to wear while your permanent restoration is being made. However, with CEREC same-day crowns, we use state-of-the-art technology to adjust your tooth and craft your restoration in a single appointment.

Crowns and Bridges FAQs

We want you to have all the information necessary to make informed and confident decisions about your smile. That's why our friendly La Canada Flintridge based dental team is here to answer your questions. Some of the most frequently asked questions about crowns and bridges include:

Do you offer implant-supported restorations?

Our dental office proudly offers traditional and implant-supported restorations. If you're interested in implant-supported options, we work with a local specialist for placement and pretreatments like bone grafts and sinus lifts.

We recommend treating your crown or bridge the same way you would your natural teeth. Brushing twice a day and flossing when necessary can help ensure your restoration lasts for years to come. Our dentist will provide you with specific care instructions when your restoration is placed.

Crowns and bridges are made to feel like your natural teeth. However, it's normal to feel some sensitivity to hot or cold immediately after we place it, which goes away over time.

Your Office for Dental Restorations in La Canada Flintridge

At the dental practice of Stephen C. Albertson DDS, we provide durable and natural-looking crowns and bridges. No matter your restorative needs, our team can help you choose an option that perfectly fits your smile. Whether you need a traditional crown or an implant-supported bridge, you can rely on our office. Call us today to book your appointment and get the La Canada Flintridge dental restoration you deserve!



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