Dental bridges can replace missing teeth. These non-removable appliances can be made of many materials. Be sure to discuss with your dentist what material is best for you. The most popular bridges are made from porcelain that is fused to metal. Porcelain bridges are popular because they look a great deal like your natural teeth.
A bridge is essentially two crowns that go over two nearby teeth to anchor it in place. Between those anchoring teeth will be artificial porcelain teeth designed to restore those that you lost. A porcelain fixed bridge can last many years but might need attention after years of wear. Be sure to continue to see your dentist regularly for an exam and cleaning where your dentist will inspect all restorations.
Porcelain fixed bridges can treat the following issues.
A dental bridge generally takes at least two visits to our office. Here’s the process for implementing a dental bridge.