Bridges are non- removable restorations used to replace missing teeth. Your existing teeth on either side of the space are used as anchors to hold the bridge. The materials used for making the bridge can be gold, porcelain or zirconium.
After the anchor teeth are re-contoured for the bridge, an impression is taken from the area and sent to a lab where a final restoration that perfectly fits the space and the bite is created. A temporary restoration is made will the final bridge is being made so the patient can fully function during this time.
Replacement of missing teeth is critical in keeping your oral health. Other than the obvious disadvantage of cosmetics and not being to chew properly, having a missing tooth causes shifting of adjacent and opposing teeth which will have negative consequences to your bite. Make an appointment today to get your smile back.