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Bridges – Case Study

Pre-existing Condition

Pre-existing Condition
>Patient presents with fractured tooth (right lateral incisor) and desires more cosmetic, natural smile.

Tooth Preparations

Tooth Preparations
Fractured tooth extracted and bridge (fixed prosthesis) abutment (teeth holding bridge) prepared for prosthesis.

Color Matching

Color Matching
Color (shade) matching for bridge and veneers with shade guides to match veneers with bridge.

Lab Work

Lab Work
Bridge and veneer ceramics prior to delivery and permanent cementation.

Final Outcome

Final Outcome
Final outcome matching bridge and veneers for cosmetic outcome. Patient stated she was very happy! Note natural appearance of smile.

Meet Dr. Mark Cruz

Dr. Mark Cruz Dr. Mark Cruz graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986 and started his dental journey in Monarch Beach. He is a well-known lecturer internationally, and he was a part-time lecturer at UCLA. He gives individual attention to each patient while creating a friendly and enjoyable dental experience. He makes the patient a part of the dental procedure, educating them about the problem at hand.

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