Dental Crowns and Bridges

Bridge the gap in your Hallsville smile with advanced dental solutions

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Bridge the gap in your Hallsville smile with advanced dental solutions

When you lose a tooth, you lose much more than a little enamel and dentin. You can lose a bit of your confidence, chewing ability, clear speech, and even oral health. Don’t worry. We are here for you, with several excellent options. One of the most common, and best known, is the traditional dental bridge, which has distinct advantages and disadvantages when compared to the alternatives. After an examination, Dr. Bruyere will discuss your options, and help you choose the best one for your health, cosmetic goals, schedule, and budget. Traditional bridges A bridge is a single unit, typically composed … Continue reading

Dentist in Longview, TX treats tooth loss with dental bridges

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Dentist in Longview, TX treats tooth loss with dental bridges

Dentists offer various treatments to restore health, beauty, and function to the smile. In Longview, TX, patients know who they can count on for the right treatments to meet their needs – Dr. Clint Bruyere. Our dentist understands missing teeth can be detrimental to physical and emotional health. Tooth loss can make it difficult to pronounce certain words, bite and chew properly, and socialize confidently. Men and women who suffer from tooth loss may feel self-conscious about their smiles and long for a treatment to renew their self-esteem. Dr. Bruyere offers dental bridges among several other tooth loss treatments. A … Continue reading

Patients seeking teeth replacement consider dental bridge treatment at Longview dental office

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Patients seeking teeth replacement consider dental bridge treatment at Longview dental office

Patients suffer from tooth loss for several reasons including congenital absence, trauma, and gum disease. Respected dentist Dr. Clint Bruyere understands tooth loss can be embarrassing and cause patients to shy away from smiling. The dentist who has been treating patients for about 30 years provides many tooth replacement solutions including dental bridge treatment at his Longview dental practice. Dental bridges contain dental crowns, which are placed on adjacent teeth. To explore your candidacy for dental bridge treatment, we recommend scheduling a consultation with Dr. Bruyere. At your appointment, he will examine the health of your mouth, teeth, and gums. … Continue reading

Are you a good candidate for a dental crown (cap) in Longview Texas?

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Explaining Are you a good candidate for a dental crown (cap) in Longview Texas?

One of the most important goals in dentistry is saving and protecting natural teeth. In cases of severe dental caries (cavities), fracturing, infection, or badly worn teeth, you may think extraction is the only option. While this may be true sometimes, there is more hope of saving your tooth than you may think. A dental crown (cap) in Longview, Texas is often the solution. Clint Bruyere, D.D.S. uses the latest restoration materials, along with his precision dentistry skills to provide quality, natural looking restorations for a wide variety of problems. Crowns are among the most versatile, and effective, restorative procedures. … Continue reading

Hallsville residents wonder, “Does my tooth need a crown?”

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Hallsville residents wonder, "Does my tooth need a crown?"

Dental crowns, sometimes called caps, are custom-made tooth restorations. They fit over teeth, much like thimbles, restoring the size, shape, and strength. At one time, most crowns were made of gold, but the preferred material today is porcelain. Thanks to modern manufacturing techniques, dental porcelain is incredibly strong, and it looks just like tooth enamel. For added strength, porcelain can be layered over a metal base. Although a dental crown corrects any existing cosmetic issues, it is rarely used for that reason alone. If the tooth is strong and healthy, cosmetic improvement can usually be accomplished with a porcelain veneer. … Continue reading

Why Choose a Dental Porcelain Crown in Longview Texas?

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Explaining Why Choose a Dental Porcelain Crown in Longview Texas?

A single broken, damaged, or decayed tooth can ruin the appearance of your whole smile. It can also cause considerable pain when chewing, and drinking hot or cold beverages. If you have several teeth in this condition, the problem is compounded. Crowning your tooth or teeth can end the pain, and prevent further damage, but you might not expect this to be an aesthetic improvement. Dr. Clint Bruyere, DDS, can provide you with a cosmetically flawless restoration using a dental porcelain crown. Longview area residents have been coming to him for dazzling dental work for nearly 30 years. Porcelain is … Continue reading

Hallsville area dentist explains how to care for a dental crown

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Hallsville area dentist explains how to care for a dental crown

A dental crown is designed to restore and protect a tooth. Usually, if a crown is placed it means that you’ve been dealing with a broken, decayed, infected, or otherwise problematic tooth. Once treatment is complete, it looks and feels as good as new. Naturally, you want to keep it that way. Dental crowns are easy to care for, and can last a very long time if you maintain good oral health. Crowns and cavities Dental materials are not susceptible to decay. Furthermore, the surface of a crowned tooth is protected from contact with plaque or bacteria. This is a … Continue reading

Tooth restoration options for Hallsville area residents: Types of dental crown materials

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Providing Tooth restoration options for Hallsville area residents: Types of dental crown materials

Dental crowns are versatile, reliable restorations. They can be used for strictly cosmetic improvement, but that is rare. A strong, healthy, yet unattractive tooth can typically be corrected with a porcelain veneer or dental bonding. However, those treatments do not provide significant strength or protection for the tooth. Therefore, when the structure is compromised, a dental crown is recommended. Crowns are custom-made restorations that fit over teeth like caps, surrounding them in a hard, durable dental material. You are likely familiar with the concept of dental crowns, as they have been commonly used for many generations. However, you probably haven’t … Continue reading

Longview area dentist answers, what is a crown for a tooth?

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Longview area dentist answers, what is a crown for a tooth?

Dr. Clint Bruyere of the Longview area is a general and cosmetic dentist who can help new and existing patients with their dental needs. His patients often benefit from a variety of restorative services, especially when teeth are in need of repair. One of the most popular solutions to broken teeth is a dental crown. What is a crown? A crown is a restoration for a tooth that is meant to protect the structure and allow it to function properly once again. This porcelain restoration is custom-made for patients and is bonded over the top of a natural tooth. It … Continue reading

Longview dentist describes the different types of crowns for teeth

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Longview dentist describes the different types of crowns for teeth

Dental crowns play an important part in dentistry. They are used in a variety of situations, including the repair of a natural tooth, the coverage of imperfections, and the restoration of a dental implant. When patients are introduced to the concept of placing a dental crown over a natural tooth, many have a variety of questions. What is the purpose of a dental crown? Why is a dental crown right for me? What types of dental crowns are available? During an appointment with Dr. Clint Bruyere of the Longview area, patients can have these questions answered! During an initial consultation … Continue reading


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Dr. Bruyere 30+ years of experience in dentistry

The Man Behind the Mask:

Dr. Bruyere graduated from Texas A&M whilst finishing at the Baylor College of Dentistry. He possesses a fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry and 30 years of experience in dentistry.

Dr. Bruyere enjoys keeping up with the latest information on dental products, treatments and techniques whilst providing the best quality dentistry to his patients.