Dental Bridges are used to replace a missing tooth or teeth. It is called a bridge because it spans the missing tooth space and is attached at either end to other teeth for support. An artificial tooth is connected to the supporting teeth and replaces the missing tooth.
Can usually be completed in 2-3 visits.
It is “fixed” and not removable, so it feels more like your own natural teeth.
Can be used when there is not enough jaw bone to support a dental implant.
Grinds down healthy teeth used to support the bridge.
Puts more stress on the supporting teeth.
More challenging to clean and to keep clean.
Needs to be replaced periodically every 5-10 years.
With the advancements of Dental Implants, they are a great alternative to bridges without the disadvantages. Click here to learn more about implants.
With us, you’ll notice a difference. Your smile is the first thing that people see, so why not show a dazzling, healthy one.
Restorative Dentistry Services
Dr. Warren E. Eng and his trained staff provide dental care for patients of all ages. You can bring your entire family here for dental checkups, comprehensive examinations, teeth whitening, and more.