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With good care, your crown or bridge from our dental office in Longview can last decades

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Providing With good care, your crown or bridge from our dental office in Longview can last decades

Tooth loss is no small deal when a permanent tooth is involved. For our speech, facial contours, digestion, chewing, and overall oral health to be supported, we need all of our teeth, no gaps. Gaps not only decrease the overall support provided to the oral structure, but also invite bacteria to accumulate where they should not. Today we have the option of replacing missing teeth with dental implants. When possible, this form of treatment is recommended due to the long lasting results it can achieve. At the same time, there are individuals for whom topping an implant with a crown is not … Continue reading

Longview area patients ask, what are dental crowns and bridges used for?

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Explaining Longview area patients ask, what are dental crowns and bridges used for?

Dr. Clint Bruyere, DDS of the Longview area is committed to assisting new and current patients in his practice with rejuvenating and repairing their smile as necessary. In many cases, patients may be appropriate candidates for dental crowns and bridges. Dental crowns are porcelain restorations, or “caps,” that fit over the natural tooth structure and adds an extra layer of protection or coverage for it. Bridges are restorations also made of porcelain and include both crowns and false teeth fused together. Many patients ask Dr. Clint Bruyere, DDS: what are dental crowns and bridges used for? Both are used in … Continue reading

How crowns are used in a smile makeover of teeth for Longview area patients

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Explaining How crowns are used in a smile makeover of teeth for Longview area patients

Dr. Clint Bruyere, DDS of Longview understands how important the appearance of the smile can be for patients who are in high powered careers or situations where aesthetics are incredibly important. This is why he works with patients to develop a beautiful smile makeover plan to improve the appearance of the natural teeth in a way that not only looks attractive but natural. Cosmetic dentistry allows Dr. Clint Bruyere, DDS to dramatically transform smiles in an affordable manner, and starts by developing a treatment plan. A smile makeover is a complete rejuvenation of the smile. Some patients may benefit from … Continue reading

Longview area dentist describes the different types of crowns for teeth

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

At the practice of Dr. Clint Bruyere, DDS, we understand that there are times in which teeth need to be repaired or restored. The teeth play an important role in our lives—they help us nourish our bodies with food. Without teeth, we cannot chew or properly digest our food, nor can we speak clearly to others. Between eating and communication, teeth can be incredibly essential to our everyday lives. When teeth are damaged or lost, it is important to have the smile restored with one of many types of crowns for teeth. Longview area patients who visit Dr. Clint Bruyere, … Continue reading

Which Longview area patients may benefit from a dental crown or a bridge?

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Explaining Which Longview area patients may benefit from a dental crown or a bridge?

Dental crowns are a common solution for protecting teeth from damage and improving their functionality. Dental bridges are often used to replace one or more missing teeth within the dental arch. Dr. Clint Bruyere of the Longview area can help patients with many dental concerns including tooth loss and restoration by providing quality crowns and bridges. Both restorations are made of high quality porcelain, custom-matched to patient smiles for optimum integration into their smile. Using one of the best laboratories, he can provide individuals with beautiful, natural-looking options to their dental concerns. Crowns and bridges are integrated into both cosmetic and … Continue reading

What to expect from dental implant surgery in Longview

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS What to expect from dental implant surgery in Longview

When you were a child, losing a tooth was a normal, sometimes even exciting, event. It meant that an adult tooth was ready to emerge, and the tooth fairy would be visiting. Losing an adult tooth, however, is a serious problem. All of your teeth are co-dependent, so the gap needs to be filled or your dental problems will grow. Your teeth will shift toward the gap, creating difficult to clean spaces. This can lead to more problems such as tooth decay. Bridges and dental implants are the most common options for replacing missing teeth. A bridge is the fastest … Continue reading

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


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