Dental Crowns and Bridges

Dental Crowns and Bridges

Restoring Smiles with Dental Crowns and Bridges

At Garden City Dentistry, we work hard to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere where you and your family can feel right at home. General treatment, restorative solutions, cosmetic makeovers – these services and many more are available to help patients achieve and maintain their ideal smile, and they’re accompanied by our wonderful, long term-staff. In fact, many of them have been here for 15-20 years and counting! Dr. Peter Vastardis has invested in state-of-the-art digital tools as well that make your treatment with us that much more convenient, accurate, and comfortable. Our goal is simple – we aim to form strong, trusting relationships that last for years to come.

Do you have any questions or concerns we can help you with? Are you ready to schedule your first appointment? Patients from Franklin Square and other surrounding areas are welcome to contact us today. Our team looks forward to meeting you!
Dental decay and damage leave patients feeling defeated. You may even avoid the care you need because you’re worried about embarrassment or judgment. Here in Garden City, NY, our long-term staff isn’t interested in making you feel worse – instead, we offer you the skilled, friendly support you need during this trying time. Whether you’re struggling with a minor crack in your enamel or extreme tooth loss, Dr. Peter Vastardis offers several restorative solutions that can rebuild smiles in revitalizing, aesthetically pleasing ways. Your satisfaction is important to us, and we’ll always work hard to exceed your expectations. Contact our practice today to schedule your first appointment!

Our available services include the following:

Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are designed to fit over the white portion of one natural tooth improving its strength, its shape, its appearance, and its function. There are several reasons why Dr. Vastardis may recommend having a dental crown placed, including:

 Treating a tooth that’s too severely decayed for a filling to treat
 Protecting a tooth that’s become significantly weakened over time from the threat of damage
 Restoring a tooth that’s become broken/fractured
 Improving the cosmetic appearance of a tooth that’s misshapen or unsymmetrical.
Dental crowns can also be vital components in root canal and dental implant procedures. Additionally, they’re used in conjunction with dental bridges as an option for tooth replacement.

Dental Bridges

Patients who find themselves dissatisfied with the looseness of dentures may prefer dental bridges as a sturdier, more permanent alternative. This restoration is designed to replace one or more missing teeth in a row along the same arch; healthy teeth on either side of the gap are required, as this is where our team will place additional dental crowns as “anchors” to hold the bridge in place.

Both crowns and bridges typically require two to three appointments to complete at Garden City Dentistry. During your first visit, Dr. Vastardis will prepare the tooth and take digital impressions to send to our dental laboratory; he will also place a temporary restoration so that the area is well protected in the interim. Once the finished crown and/or bridge is complete, you’ll be invited back so we can make any necessary adjustments and cement it in place.

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