Everyone is more confident when they have a beautiful smile. If you live in the Oakland, California, area, you can regain your youthful smile even if you’ve lost a tooth. Options such as dental bridges have helped countless people get the confidence and the smiles they deserve.
A dental bridge is a permanent appliance that can replace one or more of the missing teeth in a patient’s mouth. Dental bridges are made with several different pieces that are fused together. These pieces fill the spaces where missing teeth once were.
For dental bridges, you need to have neighboring teeth that are healthy because they serve as anchors for the bridge. Also, the anchoring teeth must be crowned to support the bridge long-term.
If you don’t have healthy surrounding teeth, your dentist may recommend dental implants that can be used as anchors for your bridge.
There are three primary types of dental bridges.
The primary benefit of dental bridges is that your beautiful smile is restored, and you can enter the world again with more confidence. Here are some of the other benefits of dental bridges.
To learn more about bridges for teeth, you have a resource in your area. Dr. Kenneth Childers and the team at Montclair Dental Care in Oakland, California, are here to help. Call us today at (510) 328-7792 or request an appointment online.