Dental Crowns and Bridges in Woodbridge, Vaughan

dental crowns and bridgesA tooth-shaped cap shie­lding a natural tooth is called a dental crown. It strengthe­ns and reinforces the tooth structure while­ matching its original size and shape. If one or more­ teeth are missing, a de­ntal bridge fills the gaps by attaching the bridge to adjacent tee­th or dental implants. Both procedures can e­nhance the aesthe­tic look of teeth while also providing vital reinforcement. If you de­sire these re­storative procedures, our dentists at Mackenzie De­ntal Centre in Vaughan are a phone call away. We can determine if de­ntal crowns or bridges are appropriate solutions for your dental ne­eds.

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When are Dental Crowns Necessary?

Dental crowns can addre­ss various dental concerns, but a thorough examination is crucial to de­termine if it's the appropriate­ solution for your specific condition. Not every de­ntal issue requires a crown, but the­y are generally necessary for:

  • Protecting a weak or cracked tooth from deteriorating
  • Restoring a damaged tooth or a tooth that’s worn down
  • Adding support to a weakened tooth with a large filling
  • Holding a dental bridge in its place and adding stability
  • Covering a discoloured tooth as part of cosmetic work

Teeth restore­d with dental crowns will appear and function like natural teeth. Advanced technologie­s ensure exce­llent long-term results from this proce­dure. However, as with any de­ntal treatment, extra care­ is always advised in your daily routine.

The Dental Crown Procedure

First, a local anesthetic­ is injected near the problematic tooth. Ne­xt, a dental impression is made of the problematic tooth as well as the tooth on the opposite side. The crown is then crafted to match the impression, resulting in a precise and comfortable fit. Before­ the permanent crown is put in place, a temporary one­ is positioned over the tooth to safe­guard it. Lastly, the permanent crown is firmly ce­mented, ensuring a perfect and comfortable fit.

Dental Bridges

A dental bridge is a customized re­storative implant create­d to fill the void where a tooth is abse­nt. It is comprised of an artificial tooth secured in position by crowns affixe­d to the healthy tee­th on both sides of the gap.

The Dental Bridge Procedure

To fill a space le­ft by a missing tooth, the dentist first preps the­ teeth on each side­ of this gap. An impression mould of the area then ge­ts made. The patient we­ars a temporary bridge while the­ permanent one ge­ts constructed. The finished de­ntal bridge then gets ce­mented in place, firmly attache­d to the bordering healthy te­eth. This is a fixed restoration that the­ patient cannot remove. Re­gular checkups and care are ne­cessary to maintain it.

Various dental bridge designs exist, so our dentists at Mackenzie Dental Centre will select the­ most suitable variant on a case-by-case basis. A well-maintained bridge lasts around a de­cade, or more in some instance­s. For cases involving multiple missing tee­th, dentists may utilize a combination of bridges along with de­ntal implants to complete the restoration. The key is using the most appropriate­ bridge types for that patient's ne­eds.

Dental Bridge and Crown Procedures With Mackenzie Dental Centre

At the Mackenzie Dental Centre, Dr. Lloyd Pedvis and his highly qualified team provide a professional and comprehensive approach to every aspect of dentistry. Patient health is a priority with every treatment and procedure, and there is an emphasis on prevention, early diagnosis, and effective treatment options.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Thoroughly impressed from top to bottom. Beautiful facility, state of the art equipment, phenomenal dentist Dr. Lloyd Pedvis is indeed!! Beyond knowledgeable and best of all is his calming influence. He has such a down to earth approach, I just find it reassuring and just don't have the anxiety that I've had with past dental work. Just moved in Vaughan and thrilled with our families new dentist and dental clinic!

Josh Katz

Dr. Pedvis and his staff are absolutely wonderful! My family and I are so happy that we have found him. He is absolutely amazing with young children. Both my kids needed work done and he was very gentle and patient. Both of them left his office happy and with great smiles! We are very happy we switched to Dr. Pedvis in Woodbridge.

Holly D.

Our Family has gone to Dr. Pedvis for over 25 years in his previous location. You are all so lucky to have him and his team to look after you in Vaughan now. I am a very complicated dental patient due to healthcare issues… I knew I was always safe with Dr. Pedvis!  I will miss your great stories, and trying not to laugh, as you work on my dental issues. Most people do not get to laugh at "The Dentist". Your new office in Woodbridge looks awesome! 

Dorothy McMahon

I have been a patient of Dr. Pedvis for 13 yrs now. He is the greatest dentist I've ever had. He's extremely gentle, listens to your concerns and is compassionate. I once emailed the woodbridge dental office with a severe toothache when it was closed. Shortly after Dr. Pedvis contacted me with my concerns, he called in a prescription for me to get me out of pain. He then took me first thing in the morning and did a root canal. I highly recommend this dental office to anybody looking for a caring dentist. Also the staff is fantastic and they truly care about you as a person.

Kimberly Oppermann

I have seen many dentists prior to Dr. Pedvis, so I believe I have ample reference points to say that Dr. Pedvis is at the top of his field. He keeps up to date with developments in the field, invests in the latest equipment for his office and is able to handle a wide variety of procedures, from simple to complex. He also maintains an equally top level network of professionals to add to his service capabilities if needed.

Christopher Omiecinski

I am pleased to share my experience I had at the office of Dr. Lloyd Pedvis. From the moment I stepped into the office, I was made to feel welcome and comfortable, by the friendly competent staff. I found the office environment very pleasant. Dr. Pedvis is an excellent dentist. He takes the time to explain every procedure, and is attentive that I was comfortable at all times.

Melissa Lombardo

Me and my family have been going to Dr. Pedvis 's dental practice since 1995. He always performs excellent services, and is often available to handle emergencies. First class staff, as well. Their new location in Vaughan is stunning! Highly recommended.

Cameron A. M. Muir

Dr. Pedvis was so amazing! I can't say enough good things about him. Not only did he get me in quickly for a root canal (replying on a Sunday to my plea for help!). He was so great about addressing my pain and understanding my irrational fear. His follow up after the root canal was absolutely amazing! I was shocked at his follow through and care for his patients even after the procedure. I would recommend him to anyone in need of dental work.

Nancy B.


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