It’s time to give your smile another chance with dental bridges! A bridge is one of the more preferred options for filling up the gap in your smile. When you see our professional dental team at Brooklawn Dental Associates, we’ll be able to restore those missing teeth with restorations that look and feel completely natural.
Dental bridges are probably exactly what you think they are. They literally bridge the gap left by a missing tooth. Before placing the bridge, the dentist will first create a base using the surrounding teeth by filing them down to a specific shape. We will place dental crowns on these teeth, then place the artificial tooth between them. The dental crowns will serve as an anchor to keep it in place.
While dental implants are often the preferred treatment method for many, some patients prefer to avoid surgery, or their jawbone is not strong enough to hold the implants in place. In these cases, your next best option is likely a dental bridge.
Either way, you will need to get some type of restoration to prevent future issues such as facial sagging and teeth shifting.
Dental bridges have many unique benefits. Some of what you can expect includes:
If you think a dental bridge is right for you, contact our team today so we can schedule a consultation. We can’t wait to see you!