Testimonials

Dr. Cathy and Vicki are wonderful. I'm happy with their professionalism and careful work. I feel that they truly care about me and do their best to make the experience as best as possible. Denise G.

Excellent experience with Dr J. Thank you! Linda H.

I love this place!! They are so kind, considerate, and professional. I definitely recommend going here. Dr chu is absolutely amazing. This place is the best. Louis L.

This place is wonderful, they know what they are doing and are very active in your dental hygiene. Very friendly people.Kennedy W.

Very nice staff and the decor is pretty. They are very quick and do a great job. Ashley L.

Love Celebrating Smiles, Dr. Cathy is great! We were unhappy with our old dentist and Celebrating Smiles was recommend to us by a friend. So glad we decided to go there. The whole staff have been wonderful. I would definitely recommend Celebrating Smiles! Jennifer L.

I have been coming here for about 3 years now and I never want to go anywhere else! The staff is amazing! Dolores, Dr. Cathy, Amy, and Bridget are absolutely wonderful and make you feel really comfortable and welcome. The office is beautiful and also in a great location. Alifia D.

Before I started going to Dr Chu, I was the one in the chair with white knuckles, holding my breath, fearful of what was next. Not anymore! Dr Chu and her entire staff make you feel completely at ease and explain everything thoroughly. It is a wonderful feeling having a dental appointment and no longer dreading to go. You do not need to look further - Dr Chu and her staff are the best! Karen F.

My first time there, I had a great experience! Friend staff!! 😊 William S.

celebrating smiles is amazing !! my teeth are always shiny and bright! Consuela B.

Bridges

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Fixed partial dentures, also known as “bridges,” are an option for filling the space created by one or more missing teeth. Gaps left by missing teeth eventually cause the remaining teeth to rotate or shift into the empty spaces, resulting in a bad bite. The imbalance caused by missing teeth can also lead to gum disease and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. A bridge replaces the missing tooth, both functionally and cosmetically. They span the space where the teeth are missing. Bridges are cemented to the natural teeth or implants surrounding the empty space. These adjacent teeth, called abutments, serve as anchors for the bridge. A replacement tooth, called a pontic, is attached to the crowns that cover the abutments. The materials used may be gold alloys, porcelain bonded to metal alloy or all ceramic material. The choice of material depends on requirements for strength, wear and/or esthetics.

Before a bridge can be made, the adjacent teeth must be reduced in size so that the bridge will fit over them properly. After reducing the teeth, an impression is made to provide an exact mold for the lab to produce the bridge. If porcelain is to be used, the correct shade for the bridge is selected to match the color of the existing teeth. A temporary crown or bridge will be put in place to cover the prepared tooth while the permanent bridge is made. Using the impression, a dental lab makes your bridge. When the permanent bridge is ready, the temporary  bridge is removed, and the bridge is cemented over the prepared teeth.

While bridges can last a lifetime, they do sometimes come loose or fall out. The most important step you can take to ensure the longevity of your crown or bridge is to practice good oral hygiene. A bridge can lose its support if the teeth or bone holding it in place are damaged by dental disease. Keep your gums and teeth healthy by brushing with fluoride toothpaste twice a day and flossing daily. Also come in regularly for checkups and professional cleanings. To prevent damage to your new crown or bridge, avoid chewing hard foods, ice or other hard objects.

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