If you are missing one or more teeth, a dental bridge can help restore your smile. Dental bridges at Spruce Grove’s Campbell Dental Centre consist of an artificial tooth fused to two crowns. The artificial tooth fills in the gap left behind by the lost natural tooth. The two crowns are placed on top of adjacent natural teeth or dental implants to hold the artificial tooth in place, thus creating a bridge.
Dental bridges are permanent and cannot be removed; however, by being permanently fixed in place, it provides much needed stability. This process is done over multiple visits, and the dental bridge generally last many years with good home care.
There are two different types of dental bridges available at our Spruce Grove office. Traditional bridges and implant bridges:
Our dentist can determine whether or not your remaining natural teeth can support a dental bridge. Contact our Spruce Grove office to learn more.
Dental bridges offer the following benefits:
Dental bridges are just one option to replacing missing teeth. You may require a dental bridge if your jaw cannot support a dental implant. Dental bridges are also a better option for those who have large fillings or need crowns on the teeth adjacent to the missing tooth. A dental bridge not only fills in the gap left behind, but the crowns attached to it help support and strengthen the surrounding teeth. If you aren’t sure if dental bridges are right for you, contact Campbell Dental Centre.