If you are suitable, dental bridges are one of the best ways to replace a missing tooth. There are a few types of bridge, but all of them rely on adjacent teeth to provide support to a permanent false tooth.

In the case of a missing tooth or teeth, there are a number of treatment options. Bridges are a great choice as they’re relatively unintrusive compared to an implant, but also considerably more permanent than a partial denture.

What Are Bridges?

Dental bridges are a way to mount one or many false teeth in the mouth by using the adjacent teeth for support. In some cases, dental implants or crowns may be used to support a bridge.

For the strongest bridge, good support is needed on both sides of the false section. It is possible to attach a bridge on only one side, but they’re more prone to flexing. Each case is different so a consultations advised to check for suitability. For a bridge to be successful, you need strong teeth with strong bone support.

Why Bridges?

  • Restores function of missing teeth
  • No need to remove for cleaning, like with dentures, permanently secured
  • Can restore large numbers of missing teeth
  • The porcelain is carefully shade and shape matched to the rest of your mouth for a natural appearance
  • Can be used to replace partial dentures

Porcelain bridge replacement to close gaps replace missing teeth.

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