All type of Dental bridges plays an important role in preventing problems that can result from missing teeth. They provide perfect smile and help patients chew and speak properly.
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Do you know that average adults between 20 and 64 years old have three decayed
or missing teeth? To regain your missing tooth, you have multiple options including
A dental bridge is an affordable, time-tested, and low-risk treatment for missing
A bridge is made up of two or more crowns that are held in place by the abutment
teeth on either side of the gap. These false teeth can be made from a variety of
materials such as gold, typically they’re made from porcelain to aesthetically blend
in with your natural teeth.
Here are four types of dental bridges that your dentist may suggest.
Traditional dental bridges are the most common types of dental bridges, and are
usually made of ceramic or porcelain fused to metal. It can be used when you have
natural teeth on both sides of the gap created by your missing tooth. Bridges are
even strong enough to replace molars.
Cantilever bridges second type of dental bridges for replacing missing teeth. But it
is suggested in case when natural teeth are only present on one side of a missing
tooth. Cantilever bridge is not very common as Traditional dental bridge anymore
and is not recommended in the back of the mouth where it can put too much force
on other teeth and damage them.
As traditional bridge, a Maryland bridge can only be used when you have a natural
tooth on each side of the gap caused by the missing tooth or teeth. Maryland
Bridge also called a resin-bonded bridge is made of porcelain, porcelain fused to
metal or plastic teeth and gums supported by a metal or porcelain framework.
Important thing is that Maryland bridges aren't as strong as traditional bridges, and
thus have a higher failure rate if used for more than one tooth.
Implant-Supported Dental Bridge
As name define implant Supported Dental Bridge, these bridges are supported by
dental implants. It can be used when you have more than one tooth missing.
All type of Dental bridges plays an important role in preventing problems that can
result from missing teeth. They provide perfect smile and help patients chew and
speak properly. If you have any queries feel free to consult with Downtown Toronto
Dentist Professionals, which type of bridge is right for you based on the condition
of your teeth and how many are missing.