Drs. Golovan & Golovan
Norman Golovan D.D.S. 
Bruce Golovan D.M.D.
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

28790 Chagrin Blvd. #300
Woodmere Village, OH 44122
(216) 591-0022
Designing Healthy and Beautiful Smiles!

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Crowns & Bridges


Dental crowns also known as caps are used to protect cracked or decayed teeth and restore the function of the teeth.  We can use our custom dental crowns to cover damaged, cracked, or decayed teeth.  We can also use them to replace existing unattractive crowns.  The crowns we typically use are porcelain fused to metal crowns, which is usually the best fit for the patient.  There are other options available as well, if the porcelain fused to metal crown isn't the best option for the patient.

When a tooth is so badly destroyed that it needs a dental crown, we will remove the decay and then shape your tooth.  We will then take an impression, which will be sent off to a dental lab so they can make you a custom fit crown.  During the time we wait for the final crown to return to the office, we will place a temporary crown on the tooth we have prepared. Once the new crown is fully finished, you will come in for another appointment to have it permanently cemented to the newly prepared tooth.


Missing teeth can be more than just a cosmetic issue.  They can also lead to speech impediments, teeth shifting, increased risk of tooth decay, increased risk of periodontal disease, a change in bite, and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ). Bridges are one of the treatment options we offer to replace multiple missing teeth or multiple decayed teeth.

The first step in doing a dental bridge is to administer a local anesthetic and begin preparing the supporting teeth.  If the supporting teeth are damaged or decayed, we may have to fix them first so that they will be strong enough to support your bridge.

After we prepare the supporting teeth, we will take an impression of the desired area.  This impression will be sent off to a dental lab, where they will make a custom fit bridge for you.  A perfect fit is important to prevent tooth decay and other oral health problems in the future.

While we wait for the final bridge to return to our office we will place a temporary bridge.  The temporary bridge protects your gums and teeth from further damage.  Once the permanent bridge is ready, you’ll return to our office for another appointment where we will make sure it fits properly, then will permanently cement it in place.