Crowns & Bridges
Placing dental crowns are one of the most common procedures we perform in our St. Louis, MO office. Often, things happen to our teeth that are beyond our control and necessitate a visit to the dentist for a restoration like a crown or bridge.
How We Use Dental Crowns
Some of the more common reasons for placing a dental crown include:
- Repairing cracked or fractured tooth
- Restoring a tooth with a large filling that has a cavity underneath
- Fixing a tooth that has broken due to trauma
A crown may also be indicated to restore function and allow you to continue to chew and eat with confidence. In all of these instances, placing a dental crown over the remaining tooth structure allows us to strengthen the tooth, restore your confidence while eating the things you enjoy, and provide a long-lasting restoration.
In addition to being used to restore broken teeth, crowns can be placed for many other reasons as well. Crowns are often indicated for patients who have significant wear on their teeth and want to restore them to their original form to improve speech, chewing ability, and reduce the stress of the jaw joint (TMJ).
Crowns may also be indicated as part of an esthetic makeover. We can design crowns with different shape and contour and a brighter color that makes you feel more confident when smiling
If you have a tooth that is broken or have decided it’s time to come and get the smile you have always wanted, a crown may be an option for you. Call (314) 432-0250 and make an appointment at the Gallant Dental Group today.
If you are missing a tooth and want something both permanent and esthetic, a bridge is an excellent treatment option for you. Bridges are used to replace missing teeth, restore your ability to chew and provide a great esthetic outcome. When fabricating a bridge, Dr. Richie Gallant will place a crown on either side of the missing space and connect the two crowns with a tooth to fill in the gap.
Please Call to Arrange Your Appointment
Our main goal at Gallant Dental Group is to provide you with multiple options to ensure that paying for dental care is not a sacrifice for you. We understand our patients lead busy lives and want to make sure that our treatment recommendations fit comfortably into your lifestyle.
Our team works together seamlessly to make sure all of your questions are answered and needs are met. Once you walk through the doors at Gallant Dental Group, our goal is to make sure you have nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile!
We have multiple financing options available in our office, including relationships with third-party financiers CareCredit and Green Sky Financial. We also accept most major PPO insurance plans to ensure all of our patients receive the highest quality care at a fair and reasonable price.
Our qualified staff would be happy to answer your questions and find a convenient time for you to see us that works with your busy schedule. Our office is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM and Wednesday and Friday from 7:45 AM to 1:00 PM. If you have a toothache that cannot wait, we do offer appointments for emergency and walk-in patients.