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Greenville dentist explains how dental bridges and crowns restore teeth

Crowns and bridges for dental restorations from dentist in dentist Greenville

If you have chipped, broken, or lost a tooth, you understand the pain and embarrassment it may cause. Guests lose confidence in their smiles. Located in Greenville, SC, Dr. Palmer, Dr. Knause, and the team at Palmer Distinctive Dentistry offer dental bridges and crowns to restore teeth functionally and aesthetically.

Crowns and bridges are dental restorations.

The purpose of dental restorations is to repair and restore the teeth. They improve the functionality of the bite, keep teeth from shifting, and allow for better brushing and flossing. Aesthetically, restorations give guests a natural-looking smile once again. Crowns and bridges are fixed devices that are adhered to natural teeth or dental implants. Unlike dentures, crowns and bridges cannot be removed.

Key differences in crowns and bridges

Although both are fixed dental devices, their actual form and function are different.

  • Crowns are caps that are placed over chipped or broken teeth or used to cover an implant. Crowns make a tooth look and function naturally again.
  • Bridges literally bridge a gap left from missing teeth. They use the existing teeth or dental implants as supports and generally uses a false tooth to fill the gap.
  • Whereas crowns are used to restore a single tooth, bridges can replace one or more teeth.

Tooth preservation and restoration

At Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, we strive to preserve as much of the natural tooth as possible. For crowns and bridges, the tooth must be prepared ahead of time to remove the damaged portion of the tooth or to prepare for placement of the restoration. We offer traditional crowns, CEREC crowns, and bridges. We utilize zirconia for fixed bridges and porcelain materials for crowns to ensure biocompatibility, durability, and aesthetic appeal. Our dentists will work with you to recommended the best restoration option for your situation.
 
If you need to repair a chipped tooth or to replace missing teeth, contact Palmer Distinctive Dentistry for an appointment today. Your health is our priority. (864) 332-4113
 
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Palmer Distinctive Dentistry
John J. Palmer, DMD | Daniel J. Knause, DMD | Debra G. Adams, DMD |
John R. White, DDS, DABDSM

At Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, we believe that oral health and overall wellness are linked. This is our focus when attending to our guests’ dental needs. Giving beautiful, healthy smiles to the residents of Greenville, SC is our goal.

Heading our team is Founder Dr. John J. Palmer, a Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry graduate. A dedicated holistic dentist and pioneer in advanced dentistry, he incorporates the latest technologies and IAOMT-certified methods and stays abreast of modern developments in biological dentistry.

Dr. Daniel J. Knause earned his B.S. in Health and Exercise Science from Furman University and his DMD from Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry. He’s well-versed in IAOMT protocol and holds membership in many prestigious associations.

Dr. Debra G. Adams received her Bachelor of Science from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL, and worked as a dental assistant, before graduating from dental school at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr Adams that she is SMART certified through the IAOMT and is dedicated to giving our guests the best treatment possible.

A graduate from the University of Texas, John R. White, DDS, DABDSM has over 40 years of experience in providing health care services in the field of professional dentistry. He is renowned as a specialist in the field of sleep apnea as well as being a patient-friendly doctor who aims to provide the best possible oral health care possible. He has contributed to the dental community of professionals by lecturing across the country to share his wealth of knowledge on the subject.