Better Bridges - Better smiles!

When it comes to the time consider dental bridges you need to make sure that you are in good hands. After all, they are going to serve you well for many years to come?

What is the secret to great dental bridges?

Over the years of experience, we can safely say - it is the dentist’s expertise! The successful bridge procedure starts from the very beginning - from thorough assessment of the client’s oral health. The factors that are always taken into consideration are:

  • Jaw bone density
  • How many teeth have to be replaced by the bridge
  • Health of the adjacent teeth
  • Overall gum condition
  • Overall health

Modern dentistry offers a great variety of materials and types of dental bridges and the key to success is to determine what will serve you better and longer.

To understand the process better here is some general information about dental bridges classification:

What are the main types of bridges?

Traditional bridges

Traditional bridges are used where there are healthy teeth on each side of the missing tooth.

Implant bridges

Implant bridges are used when the neighboring teeth can not support the structure of the new bridge. In this case, the implants are inserted in the jawbone and are used to support it.

Resin-Retained bridges

These types of bridges are used when the teeth are missing at the front and cosmetic appearance of the bridge is important. In their turn they can be metal framed, fiber reinforced, or ceramic.

Cantilever bridges

Cantilever bridges are necessary when there are only one side of the bridge can be supported by healthy teeth.

The overall bridge design principle is easy to understand:

  • The bridge design should be kept as simple as possible
  • It should cover as much of the supporting (or abutment) tooth or teeth as possible
  • Be strong
  • Allow the control of the occlusal contacts
  • Fit well visually and structurally with the rest of the teeth

Considering Dental Bridges?

We will go over the procedure details, your overall health condition to make our recommendation on what is going to work the best for you. You are, probably overwhelmed by all the available information on the internet. But there is no really need to become a dentist yourself to make the right choice.

We will answer your questions and go over the details of the procedure. You will know exactly what to expect and what the result will be.

We are welcoming new patients who are considering dental bridges, or need second opinion. Book an appointment for a detailed consultation.

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