Sunbury dental tips: Caring for teeth when you have a bridge

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

If you have lost a tooth, you are likely considering a dental bridge. One of the most common questions patients ask at our Sunbury and Moonee Ponds practices is about longevity. How long will it last? That depends largely on how you care for the teeth supporting your bridge. What causes a bridge to fail? The most likely problem is not with the bridge itself, but with the teeth that support the bridge. If they are injured, broken, or decayed, they cannot support the bridge and it will fail. There are two ways to avoid this problem. The first is … Continue reading

Melbourne area family dentist explains crowns and bridges

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

You are probably familiar with crowns and bridges. They rank among the most commonly used dental restorations, and the designs remained essentially unchanged for many years. However, dental crowns and bridges aren’t what they once were – and that is wonderful news! Today, we have healthier, more durable, materials than ever. Additionally, with the advent of dental implants, there are more types of crowns and bridges than ever. If you’re confused, don’t worry. Here is a simple breakdown of everything you wanted to know about crowns and bridges! Traditional crowns These are the “tooth caps” that you might think of … Continue reading

Melbourne area residents ask, “What are implant-supported dental bridges?”

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

You are probably familiar with traditional dental bridges, which have been used since the early days of dentistry. They are a simple, effective, way to replace missing teeth. However, today’s high-tech dentistry has better options than ever before. Traditional bridges may be good, but for many patients, implant-supported bridges are better. What are implant-supported bridges? The most common dental bridge includes a false tooth and two crowns, fused into a single unit. The crowns are placed on existing teeth, positioning the false tooth in the gap. Today, this design is often called “crown and bridge work” to differentiate it from … Continue reading

Affordable Dental Bridges in the Melbourne area ideal for many people

Dr. Terry Rose, Smile In Style

In a dental practice that provides treatment for both general and cosmetic concerns, patients benefit from a wide variety of options whether they want to preserve, restore, or enhance their smile. Smile in Style treats patients of all ages with extensive experience and training, committing fully to the health and beauty of each patient’s smile. A common form of restorative care is tooth replacement using the dental bridge. Dental bridges are an affordable option for many people. They are designed to restore efficient chewing and create a lovely smile. Our team has treated patients from Melbourne, Sunbury, Moonee Ponds, and beyond with great success. Before … Continue reading