Dental Bridges: Frequently Asked Questions

Wondering if you should choose dental bridges to take care of your missing tooth problem? Missing just one of your teeth can lead to a number of oral health problems, making it necessary for you to choose an option for filling the now empty space in your mouth. Your remaining teeth may eventually begin to shift out of their current position when you lose a tooth, which is something you do not want to happen. When your teeth start shifting, it can make them crooked and crooked teeth are harder to care for vs. straight teeth.

What exactly is a dental bridge?

Want more info on dental bridges so you can decide whether this tooth replacement option is the right one for you? Great! Since you are looking into your options for replacing a lost tooth, you are taking the necessary steps to ensure your good overall oral health.

A dental bridge is a dental device that includes one, two or three false teeth to take the place of missing teeth. In order for the bridge to be held properly in place, it is attached to the neighboring teeth using dental crowns. Since a healthy mouth is one that has a full set of teeth, anyone who is missing even just one tooth needs to find a tooth replacement option as soon as possible.

Frequently asked questions about bridges

The following is a list of frequently asked questions people have about dental bridges.

How long do dental bridges last?

Dental patients who practice a proper oral care routine can expect their bridges to last up to 15 years.

Can anyone have dental bridges placed in their mouth?

Yes! The only requirement to have dental bridges placed in a patient's mouth is that they are missing at least one of their teeth.

Is the process of getting a bridge difficult?

No, although it will take two dental appointments for a dental professional to place a bridge in their patient's mouth. During the first appointment, they will prepare the teeth for the bridge, and during the second appointment, the bridge will be placed in their mouth.

Are there different types of dental bridges available?

Yes, there are three different types of dental bridges available: traditional fixed bridges, resin bonded bridges and cantilever bridges. The patient’s needs will determine which type of dental bridge will be used.

Missing teeth and need a replacement option?

Do you think dental bridges are the right choice for you? Whether you are missing one tooth or multiple teeth, we can help you. Whether you recently lost a tooth or have been living without a full set of teeth in your mouth for a while now, we can help you. Many patients choose dental bridges so they can once again perform everyday habits like chewing and talking without issue. If you have any questions, we are more than happy to provide you with the answers you need to make the right decision.

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