Bridging the gaps.
Dental bridges are what they sound like; a bridge between one or more missing teeth.
Dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants and are made up of two crowns on either side of the gap (called abutment teeth) and a false tooth/teeth in between. Dental bridges provide an number of important benefits.
They restore proper chewing and speaking
They restore your smile
They maintain the shape of your face
They prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position
There are 3 primary types of dental bridges, the most common is the traditional bridge. Cantilever bridges and resin-bonded (Maryland bridge) are used in specific circumstances. Your Dental Corner Hawaii dentist can advise based on your particular needs.
Dental bridges, like crowns, last between 5 and 15 years depending on your individual habits and oral care.If you think you may need a bridge, set up an appointment with your Dental Corner Hawaii dentist. They will examine your mouth and advise you about your options.
To set up an appointment, please call your preferred office our use our easy online Appointment Request Form.
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