Crowns, Veneers, and Bridges

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Crowns are recommended when too much of a tooth is lost due to decay or fracture and a filling is not considered strong enough. A crown is a casing designed to restore a damaged tooth to its natural look and strength, which completely covers the tooth above the gum line. Each crown is handcrafted by a skilled dental technician to match the specific shape and colour of your natural teeth. The type of crown that is fitted is chosen by you, so you have full control over the exact appearance of your teeth.

Your dentist will start the treatment by numbing your tooth, which will be shaped and, if necessary, old fillings will be replaced or a core will be built up. An impression is then taken using a rubber-like material, which is sent to a laboratory for the crown to be made and, in the meantime, a temporary crown is placed over your tooth. You will then return one or two weeks later for the new crown to be fitted.

Veneers are ideal for covering discoloured or unsightly teeth, or closing gaps between your front teeth. They can also be used to repair chips and cracks. A veneer is a thin slice of porcelain that is made to precisely fit over your tooth, much like a false fingernail fits over a nail. Each veneer is handcrafted by a skilled dental technician to match the ideal shape and colour of your natural teeth.

Treatment involves the numbing of your tooth before a small amount of enamel is removed – usually the same thickness as the new veneer. An impression is then taken using a rubber-like material and a temporary veneer will be fitted while you’re waiting the one to two weeks for your new veneer to be made and fitted.

Bridges are used to replace missing teeth. Although appearance is usually one consideration, missing teeth can cause health issues, such as difficulty eating, food getting stuck in the gaps (which can lead to decay and gum disease), and jaw problems from the change in how your teeth bite together.

A bridge fixes a replacement tooth to natural teeth on either side of a gap. Some bridges have crowns at either end, while others are fixed to the surface of the teeth next to the gap. Bridges can be made from a variety of different materials, including ceramic bridges, which are individually handcrafted to match your natural teeth as closely as possible.  

Alternatives to bridges include partial dentures which have clasps that can sometimes show when you smile or open your mouth, or dental implants which, although they are a more costly option, form a stable and long lasting solution.  

Prices start from £525 for crowns, £575 for veneers and £525 per unit for bridges.

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H. Payne
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S. Hardie
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Always very welcoming, friendly and reassuring.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Our whole family attend Hest Bank Dental Centre it is a fabulous, friendly and caring practice. The whole team make you feel very welcome at every visit. Highly recommend
Tracey
Bolton le Sands
Always a pleasure to visit.
M. Caygill
I like the up-to-date technology.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
I'm always put at ease by the compassionate, professional staff.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Everyone is always so kind, gentle and helpful. I have always felt that I’m in safe hands.
David Dale
Absolutely wonderful service, caring & very professional staff x A*A*A*A*A* highly recommended - superb dentist -the best!
Emma T
My dental nurse (Charlie) was excellent, it would be lovely to have her every time.
S. Todd
Very friendly staff, I wouldn’t change my dentist for the world.
A. Rashid
Wonderful as always! Thank you so much, no pain!!
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Excellent dentist, lovely warm and welcoming staff. I love my Dentist Stuart, always chatty and makes you feel relaxed.
Shane
Hest Bank Dental Care has completely cured us of our previous loathing of dentists and dental practices…you know you are in safe hands and that the team do everything possible to relax you and ensure the treatments are as comfortable as possible.
Sandi & Polly Haythornthwaite
Thank you for your expertise and kindness.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Lovely, pleasant place to come – both staff and premises spotlessly clean.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
I love the dentist.
H. Payne
Lovely, relaxed appointment. Sofia was lovely and explained everything very well.
S. Hardie
Even with having work done, Stuart made Phoebe (age 9) smile.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Friendly and approachable (Stuart and Gen).
P. Gallagher
I won’t see anyone else.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
The whole ambience is very pleasant, lovely waiting room and great views. Kate has done wonders with my teeth. A caring team where everyone works together.
Mrs. Light
Always a happy place, everything is explained in detail. Very pleased with service.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
Very pleased with my first appointment, Sofia was very thorough and pleasant.
D. Mclaughlin
Love this practice! Total trust in your abilities and expertise.
Patient at Hest Bank Dental Care
I've been a patient for a few year's now and I have to say I've never felt so comfortable going to the dentist. The staff are very friendly and professional and go way beyond the call of duty.
Toby Bush