Restorative Dentistry

Restorative Dentistry: Bridges and Crowns

Dr. Robert Lee provides each individual with the ultimate in dental restorative procedures using the most advanced technical support throughout your visit. A range of restorative treatments is offered to suit clinical need and patient choice. Dr. Lee aims for minimum tooth destruction, utilizing the latest adhesive techniques to restore dental tissue which may have been lost through disease or trauma. These include: A- Tooth colored restorative materials (composites and those incorporating fluoride). B- Inlays; direct and indirect tooth colored and gold cast. C- Onlays; tooth colored and gold cast. D- Bonded restorations; silver, gold and tooth colored.

Dental Crowns
A wide variety of crowns are available to replace lost tooth structure, restore shape and form, and improve appearance and function. These range from metal to porcelain based, and from cemented to adhesively bonded.

Inlays and Onlays
Tooth colored restorations can also be constructed in a laboratory. The cavity is prepared in the same way as a composite resin filling and a dental impression is taken. The technician then constructs a tooth colored ‘filling’ which is then bonded into place. These types of restorations are particularly useful when too much of the tooth structure has been lost and a conventional filling is not possible.

Dental Bridges
To replace missing teeth with minimum intervention and to prevent unsightly spacing, unwanted tooth movement, gum problems and occlusal interferences; which can result in jaw problems and migraines. These are fixed in the mouth.

Porcelain Crowns
If you are a patient of Richmond Hill Dentist, you can expect the best when it comes to porcelain crowns. These crowns are similar to porcelain veneers. The main difference is that they cover the whole tooth. They can cover problems such as lost fillings, cracking, fracturing, and root canals. The potential spans much further these are just a few things that porcelain crowns can be used for. Many people choose to place them on decayed teeth, or those that are unattractive due to discoloration. Your dentist will do a full evaluation and let you know where crowns may be best placed for your individual needs.

Your Richmond Hill Dentist will explain what happens during the procedure when porcelain crowns are being placed. An initial impression of your teeth will be taken. The crown will then be tailored to fit your tooth. Due to the fact that they have an impression of your teeth, the match will be virtually perfect. Color matching will then be performed to match the color of the rest of your teeth. You will receive attention from only the best of dental labs to get your tooth color just right. Leave it to Richmond Hill Dentist to always have the most up to date and state-of-the-art procedures. Porcelain crowns are great investments that have been known to last for decades with the proper care. Crowns really are a smart investment for not only your great smile, but your confidence and self-esteem. Your smile can be transformed in just two office visits! Before you know it, you won’t be able to recognize that dazzling smile that is staring back at you in the mirror. You will then realize that it was one of the easiest things that you have ever done. Many people have trusted their smiles to expert Richmond Hill Dentist, Dr. Robert Lee. A crown can be made to fit with no pain and very little involvement. The most challenging part does not have to do with anything in your mouth. It has to do with the molding and then coloring of the crown to get it just right. So all of you who are worried about painful procedures, push you fear aside! Your only discomfort may come from sitting in the chair. Your Richmond Hill Dentist will make sure you don’t have any pain no matter what procedure that you decide to have done. Schedule an appointment to talk to Dr. Robert Lee about porcelain crowns today. You get a very personalized consult to see if crowns are right for you. It is worth at least checking out. Once you discover the amazing results that your dentist can provide you with, you will be hooked.