I have a severe case of rotting teeth the white part of my teeth are almost gone what would be an options for me and about how much would it cost? - Steve
Robert Korwin DMD, MICOI, MAGD, is a gentle caring expert in every branch of dentistry practicing in the Middletown/ Red Bank/ Monmouth County, New Jersey area for over 30 years. A graduate of the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, he holds a Post Graduate Certificate in General Practice, and has received the David L. Drabkin Memorial Biochemistry Award, the Alumni Award from University Of Pennsylvania, a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), a Mastership in the International College of Oral Implantologists, and is a highest honors graduate of Progressive Orthodontic Seminars.
A dental bridge (or pontic) is a custom-made false tooth or teeth, that is permanently placed between two healthy teeth, filling in the area left by a missing tooth or teeth. The bridge is held in place by porcelain crowns placed on the healthy teeth on each side of space to be filled.
I am a 40 year old smoker and have had dental problems consistently since the birth of my first child 10-3/4 years ago.