Dental bridges work best for gaps between teeth. This prosthetic “bridges the gap” by placing crowns on the teeth (also called abutment teeth) on either side of the gap in order to anchor the prosthetic. An artificial tooth, made of gold, alloys, porcelain, or a combination of these three, is then placed onto the anchors.
There are three types of dental bridges:
The process for getting a bridge placed is twofold. During your first visit, the abutment teeth are prepared for dental crowns by being filed down. After this, Dr. Behnaz Raisdana will take impressions of the teeth, which will serve as a model for the bridge, prosthetic tooth or teeth and crowns to be made. Lastly, a temporary bridge will be placed to protect the teeth until the permanent one is ready. During the second visit, the temporary bridge is removed and the new one is placed! After placement in your mouth, it will be checked and adjusted to achieve a proper fit. It is then cemented into place.
If you have a gap in your smile and you’d like to learn more about dental bridges, please call Auburn Family Dental to set up your appointment with Dr. Raisdana!
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