Crown & Bridges

Missing something? If you’ve lost a tooth, whether due to accident, injury, or disease, it’s time to talk to Dr. Schreiner. Replacing a missing tooth as soon as possible helps you avoid additional oral health issues such as shifting and jawbone loss and a crown & bridge might be the right way to restore your solid smile.

What is a Crown & Bridge?

A bridge is a prosthetic tooth (or teeth) that attaches on one or both sides to teeth prepared with dental crowns. A fixed bridge is joined onto the neighboring crowned teeth and consists of three basic elements: the false tooth or teeth (called a pontic) and two supporting crowns. If healthy adjacent abutment teeth aren't available, a surgically-implanted metal post, known as a dental implant, may offer a solid alternative. For a bridge that replaces many teeth, we may recommend a removable partial denture or implant-supported prosthesis.

The Benefits of a Crown & Bridge

In addition to replacing your missing tooth with an attractive, natural-looking prosthetic, crown and bridgework has many advantages:

Your healthy, beautiful smile is our business! Dr. Mark Schreiner offers quality, affordable preventive family dental care at our Colleyville practice. Our DFW Mid-Cities location is convenient to Hurst, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, and Grapevine. Call us today for your appointment. New patients are always welcome!

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