Dental Bridges are custom made dental appliances that span the space of one or more missing teeth. Dental bridges look completely natural and restore the proper bite relationship between your upper and lower teeth.
Also known as a fixed partial denture, bridges are artificial teeth, attached and anchored to adjacent or neighboring—abutment—teeth using crowns so they do not shift or loosen. They can be made with a variety of materials, including gold, alloys, porcelain, or even a mixture of these materials. They also come in two forms: fixed and removable.
Bridges are attached to a naturally existing tooth. Its success depends on the foundation and stability of your existing tissues. Fixed bridges can only be removed by a dentist. Removable dentures are not attached to the jawbone and therefore can be removed to be cleaned as recommended by your dentist.
Bridges are a suitable alternative to replace missing teeth. Schedule an appointment with us today to determine if bridges are the right option for you.