Dental bridges can help you literally bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth so that you can smile with confidence. Specifically, a bridge consists of two or more dental crowns on either side of the gap with a false tooth, or teeth, in between. The false teeth can be made from anything including gold, alloys, porcelain, or a combination of these materials to fit your specific desires and needs.
Placing your dental bridge will typically take around two visits. On the first visit, your dentist will prepare the teeth on both sides of the gap. An impression or image of your teeth and the space is then taken and sent to a dental laboratory, where technicians will make your custom bridge. You will receive a temporary bridge and then, once your permanent bridge is ready, your dentist will fit, adjust, and cement your bridge so that your smile will be fully and beautifully restored.
There are a wide range of benefits of using dental bridges to improve your already amazing smile. Some of the most appealing advantages include: