What Are Dental Bridges?

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What Are Dental Bridges?

  1. 1. Dental Bridges Defined
  2. 2. DentalBridges patients who haveThese are suggested forencountered most cases of tooth loss.
  3. 3. DentalBridges for the loss toothIt is an artificial replacementcharacterized by a crown used to replace thearea.
  4. 4. 3 Types ofDentalBridges
  5. 5. Traditional Fixed Bridge This type of dental bridge can’t simply bedone by extracting the decayed tooth in your mouth and replace it as you wished to.
  6. 6. Traditional Fixed Bridge This process is characterized by placing the pontic (false tooth) over the gaps left by theextracted tooth and held in place by porcelain veneers.
  7. 7. Resin Bonded BridgeThis type of treatment is recommended for patients who simply lost their front teeth.
  8. 8. Resin Bonded Bridge This is less expensive than the other treatments but it requires the abutmentteeth to be strong and healthy enough and shouldn’t have large fillings as well.
  9. 9. CantileverThese areBridges missing also suggested for thefront tooth/teeth just like the resin-bondedtype but their main difference is the price.
  10. 10. Cantilever Bridges This procedure is characterized byconnecting the pontic to one side with theuse of your remaining teeth beside the gap left by the missing tooth/teeth.
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