• 2700 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704.

DENTAL CROWNS AND

BRIDGES

Your smile is one of the very first things that people notice about you. Imperfections in your teeth (discoloration, misalignment, damage, missing teeth, etc.) can greatly impact the beauty of your smile, and send the wrong impression. At OC Dental, we can restore the quality of your smile with cosmetic dentistry services.

DENTAL CROWNS AND BRIDGES

Your smile is one of the very first things that people notice about you. Imperfections in your teeth (discoloration, misalignment, damage, missing teeth, etc.) can greatly impact the beauty of your smile, and send the wrong impression. At OC Dental, we can restore the quality of your smile with cosmetic dentistry services.

DENTAL CROWNS AND BRIDGES

Dental crowns and bridges are two types of fixed dental prosthetic devices used to replace missing teeth. Unlike dentures, which are removable and can be taken out to clean daily, crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth, or onto implants.

A crown is also known as a “cap” because it completely covers a damaged tooth. It is used to:

  • Strengthen a damaged tooth
  • Improve a tooth’s appearance, shape, or alignment
  • Replace a large filling when there isn’t enough tooth remaining
  • Restore a fractured tooth
  • Cover a dental implant or other treated tooth
  • Attach a bridge

Crowns can be made of porcelain or ceramic, which can both be matched to the color of the natural teeth, as well as gold and metal alloys and acrylic. Alloys are generally stronger than porcelain, but due to their appearance, they are more often recommended for treatment on the back teeth. Porcelain bonded to metal offers both strength and aesthetics.

DENTAL BRIDGES

Dental bridges are used when more than one tooth is missing in one area. It consists of the prosthetic (called the pontic) spanning the gap and the abutment teeth which it is anchored onto. The abutments are usually dental crowns fixed onto the teeth neighboring the gap. As with crowns, bridges can be made of different materials, such as porcelain or ceramic. Your dentist can help you choose the right material for you, depending on the location of the missing teeth, its function, aesthetic considerations, and cost.

To place a dental bridge, the abutment teeth must first be prepared to receive dental crowns following the procedure above. An impression will then be taken of the prepared teeth and gap. The completed bridge will be cemented onto the prepared teeth when it returns from the dental lab and adjustments can be made as necessary to achieve the right fit.

With proper care, crowns and bridges can last a lifetime, but they can be replaced if necessary.

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ABOUT OUR OFFICE

Convenience and easy access is a frequently overlooked factor in the overall experience of patients. Located on 2700 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704, OC Dental a modern facility for all your oral health needs. OC Dental offers the best quality dental services in Santa Ana, CA. Our professional staff works hard to keep up-to-date on the latest research and best practices in the dental community. As a result we deliver the friendliest, warmest customer service, making OC Dental a comfortable and inviting place for you to feel at home while revitalizing or protecting your beautiful smile.
At OC Dental, we strive to ensure that we spend one-on-one time with you so that you understand what procedures are recommended and what the process of each procedure will be. We want to deliver the best service in the Santa Ana, CA area, and we will work hard to not only meet your needs and expectations but also exceed them.

MULTILINGUAL STAFF

For your convenience, our staff speaks English, Spanish, and Arabic. We welcome patients of all backgrounds to our OC Dental dentistry.

DENTAL EMERGENCY

Need emergency dental care near you? No problem, we allow same-day emergency visits because we care about your dental health.

ONE-STOP SHOP

Look no further, OC Dental is the go-to place for all your dental needs. Book an appointment today with our experienced dentists.

FLEXIBLE HOURS

Our dentist is open on Saturdays to ensure clients have every opportunity to schedule an appointment with our expert dentist.

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INSURANCE ACCEPTED

We will be glad to file a predetermination for you to verify coverage of any necessary dental treatment. We accept most PPO insurances. Don't be discouraged if you don't have dental insurance. We have a dental membership plan that is an excellent alternative to dental insurance. Our membership plan has affordable annual fee that offers a discount on all your preventative care program.

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We are famous for our quality care, but we also work hard to be the most affordable dentist in Santa Ana, CA 92704.