What Are Dental Bridges?
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  • 1. Dental Bridges Defined
  • 2. DentalBridges patients who haveThese are suggested forencountered most cases of tooth loss.
  • 3. DentalBridges for the loss toothIt is an artificial replacementcharacterized by a crown used to replace thearea.
  • 4. 3 Types ofDentalBridges
  • 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. 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. Resin Bonded BridgeThis type of treatment is recommended for patients who simply lost their front teeth.
  • 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. CantileverThese areBridges missing also suggested for thefront tooth/teeth just like the resin-bondedtype but their main difference is the price.
  • 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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