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Dental Bridges

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Providing Dental Bridges

Crowns and bridges go hand in hand, but are intended for very different purposes. A dental bridge is an excellent treatment option for patients who have lost a natural tooth and who are either not a good candidate for, or do not want, dental implants. The majority of patients needing tooth replacement for one or just a few teeth feel confident choosing a fixed dental bridge to support chewing and speaking function. Restoring structure A dental bridge is a single fixture that looks like three or more individual teeth. The two outer “teeth” are crowns. They are fitted over the … Continue reading

Dental Crowns

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Providing Dental Crowns

Dental crowns enable us to restore teeth at the front or the back of the mouth so they function and look like natural teeth. Patients of Dr. Bruyere can count on our attention to detail in designing lifelike crowns that achieve the desired goal. Whether that is for a better appearance or to strengthen a damaged tooth, our goal is your utmost satisfaction. Generally, crowns are used when a tooth has become severely worn, is discolored from the inside out, has been broken, or has been treated with root canal therapy. The products and materials that we recommend will differ based on … Continue reading

Longview dentist offers dental crowns to help you achieve beautiful front teeth!

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Longview dentist offers dental crowns to help you achieve beautiful front teeth!

Dr. Clint Bruyere, located in Longview, TX, believes everyone deserves healthy and gorgeous smiles. If you need help to save your smile, let us help with your smile reconstruction, including, but not limited to dental crowns for your front teeth. What a dental crown is: A crown is a restoration which completely covers the existing tooth or a dental implant. They are often needed when a tooth is damaged beyond repair or needs total replacement.  How we make your front teeth crowns: We prepare the natural tooth, then take a mold of your tooth. A temporary crown is placed to protect … Continue reading

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


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