A bridge is used to fill a gap of one or more missing teeth and is made up of multiple crowns that are fixed to the adjacent teeth, which act as an anchor for the bridge to stay fixed.
The most obvious benefit of bridges is the way they restore an incomplete smile but they can also improve eating, speaking, your ‘bite’ and the contours of your face, and they can help keep your existing teeth firmly in place.
Bridges can be an alternative restorative option to dentures, providing that the teeth next to the gap are suitable to fix the bridge onto.
THE BRIDGE PROCESS
Bridge Treatment steps involve:
The abutment teeth are prepared by removing a layer of enamel so the crowns can be comfortably accommodated.
Impressions are taken of the teeth so the bridge can be tailor-made to fit.
After the bridge has been produced in a laboratory, it is fixed in position with dental cement.
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We would be more than happy to discuss bridges or alternative options for you.