What is a Dental Bridge?
One of the inexpensive options for replacing missing teeth is Dental Bridge. A dental bridge can be made of different materials such as metal, ceramic, metal- ceramic and porcelain. Amongst all the options a porcelain bridge is a highly aesthetic and functional option for replacing the missing tooth.
Who is a candidate for a dental bridge?
If you have a gap between your teeth due to a lost tooth coz of any reason then you are likely a candidate for a dental bridge. There are obliviously other options such as dental implant replacements, or removable partial dentures.
When you schedule a consultation with the Welldent, we will review each of these options with you and recommend the best treatment for you.
What are the advantages of a dental bridge?
At Welldent we provide bridges that look, feel and function like natural teeth. Ceramic dental bridges are a highly aesthetic option for replacing a lost tooth. They are relatively less expensive than dental implants.
Dental bridges, or more specifically, a porcelain bridge is a treatment option for replacing a missing tooth.
What are the disadvantages of a dental bridge?
The main disadvantage of dental bridges is that the teeth on either side of the missing tooth/teeth have to be prepared for a restoration. All the teeth in the single unit dental bridge are connected, so flossing in between teeth becomes more difficult.
The biggest problem is that if there’s a problem even in one tooth on the bridge, sometimes the whole bridge has to be replaced
How long do they last?
If proper oral hygiene is maintained and if you care for your teeth the way it is recommend at Welldent, then your porcelain bridge should last a long time.
How much do they cost?
A dental bridge is a multi-tooth restoration that means there will be minimum three crowns involved. The minimum cost will be at least three times more of what it costs for a single crown.