Dear valued patients,

Lawrence Dental Excellence will be closed from the 23rd of March to the 1st of April 2020, due to the COVID-19 concern, however, we now see patients for all dental emergencies and all patients are welcome!! (Registered or non-registered).

We will be out of the office but someone will be checking the messages throughout the week and calling you back in a timely manner. For any of our patients that are were scheduled for these dates, we truly apologize for any inconvenience. We will be contacting you to reschedule, and are following the strict guidelines put in place by Governor Wolf.

If you are having a dental emergency (extreme pain, swelling, infection) please call the office and leave a message. We will get back to you and coordinate an emergency appointment with Dr. Lawrence.


Dr. Stephen M. Lawrence & Staff


Dental Bridges in Kingston, PA are a stable solution to restore your smile

If you are missing teeth, whether it’s due to an accident, decay, or gum disease, the team at Lawrence Dental Excellence in Kinston, PA is here to help you renew your smile with dental bridges. Dental bridges are a stable solution to missing teeth, filling in the gap and allowing you to maintain the full function of your teeth as well as enhancing the appearance of your smile.

Why it’s Important to Replace Missing Teeth

Missing teeth are both an oral health concern and an aesthetic problem. When natural teeth are lost, it affects the structure of your face, causing you to look prematurely aged. Your remaining teeth may begin to become worn down as you adjust your chewing to compensate for missing teeth. And lastly, healthy teeth may start to drift out of position. Dental bridges restore your smile, allow you to maintain the shape of your face, and restore the ability to properly speak and chew.

What are Dental Bridges?

Dental bridges are a prosthetic tooth (or teeth) that literally bridge the gap created by missing teeth. It is made of dental crowns which are positioned over the teeth on each side of the gap and false teeth in between. The anchoring teeth are called abutments while the artificial teeth are called pontics. There are several different styles of dental bridges. We will be able to recommend the best one for you based on the health of your anchor teeth as well as where the gap is in the smile.

The Dental Bridge Process

Getting dental bridges requires multiple appointments. During your first visit, the abutment teeth will be recontoured in order to allow room for the dental crowns to be placed over them. Impressions will be taken and sent to the dental laboratory for fabrication of the dental bridge. A temporary bridge will be placed in the interim to protect the prepared teeth and the gum tissue.

When your final dental bridge is ready, you will return to the office. Dr. Lawrence will remove the temporary bridge and check the fit of the bridge, making any necessary adjustments before final placement.

Call Lawrence Dental Excellence in Kingston, PA to Smile Without Gaps

Having gaps in your smile can have a major impact on your self-esteem. Learn how dental bridges can restore your smile and improve your oral hygiene by booking an appointment with us today. Call (570) 852-2650.

Success Stories

Dr. Lawrence was professional

Dr. Lawrence was professional, his staff was excellent and he completed the work I needed done in one sitting. He and his staff have always been that way and they have the most modern equipment I have ever seen. I am a Wyoming Valley native and flew in from Florida to have Dr. Steve work on my teeth.

Thomas H.

Thomas H.

The staff there is AMAZING.

Yesterday was my first appointment with Dr. Lawrence.
To be honest, it was my first time being in a dentist’s chair in seven years. The staff there is AMAZING. They were so nice and made sure I was comfortable. My dental hygienist was awesome and calmed my anxiety. I wouldn’t recommend anyone besides Dr. Lawrence. Five stars!

Nikki M.

Nikki M.

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