Fixed dental prosthetics such as crowns and bridges make it possible for patients to retain an attractive smile as well as provide the functionality of strong, healthy teeth. Unlike dentures, they are designed to remain inside the mouth rather than being taken out on a regular basis for cleaning — only a trained dental professional can safely and effectively remove crowns and bridges.
As its name implies, a bridge is a prosthetic dental device that bridges the gap between missing teeth. Bridges consist of two or more crowns, and bridges can either be supported by implants or by natural teeth depending on individual circumstances. Dental bridges make it possible for you to enjoy the same foods and beverages as before, help retain your facial structure, and keeps your remaining teeth in place. Your dentist will be able to advise you on the type of bridge that best suits your situation.
Please don’t hesitate to contact our office for more information on how dental prosthetics can improve your smile and overall oral health.