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Sunrise Dental

Dentists located in Arlington, WA

Crowns & Bridges Specialist

Even with the best brushing and flossing habits, anyone can develop tooth decay. Fortunately, crowns and bridges can help to restore the structure and health of your teeth. At Sunrise Dental in Arlington, Washington, Carl Cheung, DMD, and Chang Han, DDS, lead an expert team who can help you navigate the important decisions about your dental health. Contact the office today to get started on a treatment plan.

Crowns & Bridges Q & A

What are Dental Crowns and Bridges?

Dental crowns are durable protective shells designed to fit snugly over a damaged tooth. They provide extra support and hide cosmetic defects like darkened fillings or large chips. They can also strengthen teeth that will be used to support a dental bridge.

Crowns can be custom-tinted to match your other teeth for a completely natural look.

Bridges are dental devices used to replace one or more teeth. They’re composed of a metal framework and one or more artificial teeth that are attached to that framework. Bridges may be removable or permanently attached to the teeth on either side.

The teeth used to support the bridge are usually covered by crowns to provide additional support and prevent those teeth from weakening or eventually falling out.

What Happens During a Dental Crown or Bridge Appointment?

Bridges take more than one visit for fitting and placement. During your first visit, the teeth on either side of the gap left by the missing tooth will be shaped and prepared to be fitted with crowns.

One of the Sunrise Dental doctors makes an impression of the gap and the neighboring teeth to serve as a model for the bridge and crowns. Temporary crowns are placed on the teeth to protect them while the permanent crowns are being made.

At the second visit, your doctor places the permanent crowns over the neighboring teeth and carefully adheres them with strong dental cement. The bridge is then placed on the teeth and shaped for a comfortable fit.

Like dental crowns, the artificial teeth that are part of your bridge can be tinted to match your other teeth, so they look completely natural.

What are the Benefits of Crowns and Bridges?

Crowns and bridges offer several benefits, which include:

  • Restoring your ability to chew and speak properly
  • Helping maintain your jawbone structure
  • Protecting your surrounding teeth from deterioration or infection

Crowns and bridges also help to keep your teeth from shifting out of alignment because of open spaces or gaps.

If you’re ready for a full, natural-looking smile today, contact Sunrise Dental using the easy online scheduling system.

Accepted Insurance Providers

At Sunrise Dental of Arlington, we are dedicated to our patients' dental health. We accept most PPO insurances to make sure that all of our patients are covered. If your insurance is not listed or if you have any questions, please call our office to see how we can partner with you.

Aetna PPO
Ameritas PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Assurant Dental Health Alliance (PPO)
Best Life And Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna PPO
Dearborn National
Delta Dental PPO
Guardian PPO
Lincoln Dental
Metlife PPO
Premera Blue Cross
Principal Dental PPO

Words from our patients

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    "I am so pleased that I found Sunrise Dental! The staff are super friendly and welcoming and Dr. Cheung put me at ease and made me feel comfortable right from the get go"

    Rachelle D.
  • Yelp

    "They treat you as if you're the most important person in the office. It's a warm family feeling. I highly recommend."

    Greg K.
  • Yelp

    "Always friendly, on time, professional. I like that they give me the charges right upfront and then discuss options i have. The whole office staff is great."

    Katie C.
  • Yelp

    "My husband and I both go here and so far love the support and welcoming feeling we get when we come into the office. I am proud to say this is our dentist."

    Jamie J.
  • Yelp

    "Staff is helpful, organized and provide excellent dental care instructions and answers all your questions!! I've referred my whole family."

    Rachel P.
  • Yelp

    "I have been a patient since this office opened and have had nothing but great experiences, everyone is very friendly and helpful!"

    Kendra K.
  • Google+

    "This place has amazing customer service. The dental assistants and the dentist are very gentle."

    Heather R.
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    "I was treated with the utmost respect and understanding. I would seriously recommend this place to anyone."

Sunrise Dental
3131 Smokey Point Drive, Suite 14A
Arlington, WA 98223
Phone: 360-200-7411
Fax: (360) 658-3121
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