When do you need a dental bridge?
A dental bridge uses present adjacent teeth as a pillar to hold the missing tooth in the middle.
A dental bridge replaces one or more missing tooth/teeth which have lost due to damage or infection.
A dental bridge improves the function and appearance so that there aren’t any gaps between the teeth.
Improve the appearance of your smile!
Most of your front teeth are visible when you smile. Sometimes losing a teeth destroys your self-confidence. The truth is that many people feel uncomfortable with a gap in their smile.
Visiting a dentist regularly prevent the tooth from decay. Large cavity leads to a tooth infection and eventually tooth loss.
If you don’t brush properly or take care of your mouth you might experience tooth loss. Sometimes the condition could be even worse if it affects your jaw bone.
A dental bridge can help cover the missing tooth providing support to other teeth.
A tooth pain occurs when the infection has made its way to the nerve.
The infection can lead to an abscess which can quickly get to the bloodstream and even reach the brain. It may increase the likelihood of developing gum disease and decay of surrounding teeth.
This can be a dangerous situation when you feel pain and swelling. It will be relieved only with antibiotics or extraction of the tooth.
A dental bridge could be a solution after removing the infected tooth.
It is important to fill the gap as soon as possible to avoid problems.
Prevent your other teeth from shifting!
Teeth could move or shift if they find a space right next to them in time. If this happens, you don’t leave with space for a bridge.
Pay attention to any movement while brushing as it could be a sign of deterioration of root.
A dental bridge fills the gap as surrounding teeth try to change the position.
A bridge can be 3 unit if a single tooth is missing, the two adjacent teeth act a post or pillar to hold the missing teeth in the middle to bridge the gap. It is important that the two adjacent teeth are healthy enough to hold the bridge. In layman terms, pillars of the bridge must be strong enough to build a bridge.
It’s important for you to plan a bridge to get the most benefit out of it.
It takes 2-3 appointments to finish a dental bridge.
Fitting a dental bridge involves shaping the tooth surrounding the missing gap to create space for teeth. This increases the support for false teeth.
The preparation is done in such a way that enough room is created for the bridge so as not to cause any problem with a bite. Teeth holding the bridge are reduced in size.
An impression of the prepared teeth is taken and sent to the lab for the construction of a bridge.
Meanwhile, a temporary bridge is fabricated and the shade of the bridge is selected.
When your final bridge is ready you are called up for next appointment. The temp bridge is removed and your final bridge is cemented after minor adjustments in the bite.
How long does a dental bridge last?
A good dental bridge last more than a decade, if you take good care of it.
There may be ‘n’ number of reasons for a dental bridge to fail.
To prevent failures it is important to have a tooth friendly diet after the procedure.
Sticky and hard food can be problematic after a bridgework procedure.
Maintaining good oral habits is important for a good life span of a dental bridge.
Going for teeth or bridge cleaning every 6 months can be the best way to improve oral health.
Clean the area under the bridge using Special flossing methods.
A dental implant can be a best permanent solution, not everyone can afford to indulge this expensive treatment.
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