Fill Gaps In Your Teeth To Look Your Best
A dental bridge revitalizes your mouth’s aesthetics and well-being by filling gaps with a false tooth, supported by dental implants, your natural teeth, or a combination of both. Commonly known as a ‘fixed partial denture,’ bridges are permanently bonded or cemented to your teeth, eliminating the need for removal during sleep or cleaning. Addressing tooth gaps is crucial not only for cosmetic reasons but also for maintaining long-term oral health. Missing teeth can hinder speech and chewing, while gaps allow neighbouring teeth to shift position.
The Long-Term Advantages Of Dental Bridges
The absence of a tooth or teeth can lead to self-consciousness and discomfort. Fortunately, a dental bridge provides an effective solution to restore a natural-looking and comfortable smile. Moreover, it offers long-term advantages for the health of your other teeth and the well-being of your jawbone. In summary, the advantages of a dental bridge include restoring your smile’s appearance and improving the overall health of your teeth and mouth.
Benefits Of Comfort
The immediate and evident benefits of dental bridges are significant. They allow us to regain a sense of normalcy in both appearance and feeling, enabling us to feel and look normal once again. With dental bridges, we can smile and eat with confidence, restoring the smile we cherish. Missing teeth can be uncomfortable, and gaps can make it challenging or painful to speak or eat. Dental bridges offer a long-lasting solution to alleviate the discomfort caused by missing teeth, providing more than ten years of relief with proper care.
Your teeth play a crucial role in supporting each other and maintaining the structure of your face. However, missing teeth can disrupt your bite and create gaps that allow other teeth to shift. Fortunately, a dental bridge effectively prevents teeth from shifting, reducing the risk of decay, periodontal disease, jaw pain, and TMJ disorder caused by misaligned teeth. By preserving dental alignment, a dental bridge promotes oral health and helps maintain overall well-being.
Maintaining healthy and stable teeth is vital for promoting the health of our jawbones. As our dental health declines, it can negatively impact the well-being of the bone and tissues that support our teeth. However, by stabilizing your dental health with a dental bridge, you can effectively slow down the rate of bone loss associated with missing teeth. By preserving the integrity of your jawbone, a dental bridge contributes to overall oral health and well-being.
How Much Is A Bridge At Breslau Dental?
The cost of a dental bridge can vary widely from patient to patient. With a typical insurance plan, a dental bridge averages out to about $800 to $1200+. Without insurance, a reasonable figure to expect for a bridge would be about $2000 to $3000 and up.
What goes into determining the cost of a dental bridge?
- The type of bridge and the material used to make it.
- The number of teeth that are missing.
- The location and complexity of the procedure.
- The condition of the teeth adjacent to the gap.
- Supplies and equipment that are required for your specific treatment.
Remember, no dental practice can provide an accurate quote over the phone. Ultimately, your needs are as unique as your smile. It’s important to speak with a dentist and undergo an oral exam to find out all your treatment options and to receive an accurate quote. If you have dental insurance, we would be happy to supply you with a quote to submit to them so you can find out your out-of-pocket costs before you make a decision.
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to schedule an initial consultation & exam.
Your consultation will include an examination of everything from your teeth, gums and soft tissues to the shape and condition of your bite. Generally, we want to see how your whole mouth looks and functions. Before we plan your treatment we want to know everything about the health and aesthetic of your smile, and, most importantly, what you want to achieve so we can help you get there.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dental bridges come in various forms, including permanent and semi-permanent options. They are occasionally called fixed partial dentures since they are semi-permanent and bonded to existing teeth or implants. The most straightforward distinction between a bridge (which remains in place) and a denture (which is removable) is that bridges consist only of teeth, while dentures feature pink gums as well.
Cantilever bridges are employed when there are no adjacent teeth on both sides of the gap caused by missing teeth. However, they are now less commonly used and not recommended for the posterior region of the mouth. This is because they can exert excessive force on neighbouring teeth, potentially leading to damage. If you have missing teeth at the back of your mouth, there are alternative solutions available to address this situation.
Not at all. Typically it takes around 1 hour spanned over 2 appointments.
Dental bridges can be fabricated from different materials, such as gold alloys, non-precious alloys, porcelain, or a combination thereof. In our dental practice, we predominantly utilize porcelain for our dental bridge treatments.
The terms dental bridge and crown are occasionally used interchangeably, but in reality, they serve distinct purposes. Dental crowns are prosthetic caps placed over damaged or compromised teeth, providing strength and protection against tooth decay. On the other hand, dental bridges are specifically designed to bridge the gaps caused by missing teeth, restoring both function and aesthetics.
Zirconia is a material commonly used for crafting dental bridges. Feel free to inquire for more details, as we would be delighted to provide information about the available materials and offer recommendations tailored to your specific needs.
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