Missing teeth can impact more than just the appearance and functionality of your smile; they can shift your other teeth, affect your speech, change your bite and increase your risk of tooth decay.
A bridge restoration is a permanent replacement for when one or more tooth is missing. Designed to ‘bridge the gap’ of missing teeth, dental bridges are used to restore functionality and aesthetics as well as correct your bite.
A dental bridge is a prosthetic device used to fill the gap created by one or more missing teeth. The dental bridge is mounted onto your existing teeth to anchor the false tooth (or teeth) in place and create a natural looking smile.
Bridge restorations look, feel and require the same care as your other teeth, and because a bridge is permanent, you don’t have the inconvenience of taking it out to clean like you would if you had dentures.
For some people, having a bridge restoration can also improve speech and enable them to chew foods that they otherwise would not have been able to.
There are three common types of dental bridges:
Want to restore your smile by bridging the gap in your mouth with a dental bridge? Call the Goulburn Family and Cosmetic Dental Practice team today on (02) 4822 8224 to book a dental check up.