Dental BridgesA dental bridge is a fixed and permanent solution to replacing missing teeth. A bridge consists of porcelain crowns that are joined together that fit over the your current teeth. This allows you to replace missing spaces with teeth.
Dental Bridges are indicated in the following situations:
- Restoring missing teeth with a fixed solution
- Functional and aesthetic considerations where other dental restorations may not be feasible
Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Dental Bridges
In the first visit, the dentist will shape your teeth as needed. Then, an impression of the shaped teeth will be taken, and sent to a laboratory. There, a custom fitting bridge will be fabricated that will match your existing teeth in the same size, shape, and color. In the second visit, the permanent bridge is then inserted. A temporary bridge is fabricated between the visits.
A bridge is needed as a fixed solution to replace missing teeth.
No a bridge does not come in and out, it stays in your mouth.
Yes, proper oral hygiene is necessary to keep the area healthy. In addition, the bridge will last longer with better hygiene. It is also important to maintain 6 month recall visits with your dentist.
Call El Barrio Dental Studio today at (212) 369-0680 to schedule a consultation.