After naively having believed a dentist that the placement of three bridges was a good idea (when all I wanted at that time was having amalgam fillings replaced with gold) and paying dearly for it in terms of tooth loss and pain, I meanwhile consider bridges extremely unnatural, damaging and dangerous. In my view (as well as in the opinion of some others as you will read in the following), a similar verdict applies to dental crown placement.

Details on the possible dental health dangers of bridges and crowns