Has tooth loss made you feel insecure and unwilling to smile? What if we told you that in a few short visits, those feelings could be a thing of the past? In the expert and caring hands of Drs. Higham and Sauchelli, you can regain your smile with dental bridges in Jupiter.
Dental bridges are devices used to fill a gap created by one or several missing teeth. Bridges are generally made up of two crowns that anchor one or more artificial teeth in place. These anchoring devices are called abutments and the teeth they anchor can be made out of porcelain, gold, or a combination of these.
There are two commonly used variation of dental bridges:
These bridges are made by placing crowns on either side of the missing teeth that are then ‘bridged’ with an appliance that resembles the appearance of your natural teeth.
Maryland Bonded Bridges
This variation is often called resin-bonded bridges and is made from porcelain or porcelain composites that are supported by a metal framework. The wings of the bridge are bonded to your existing teeth.
Dental bridges are often the best alternative for those people who have lost multiple teeth but don’t require a complete set of dentures. While dental implants are best for a single missing tooth, bridges and help restore the appearance to your smile if there is a large gap between two teeth that can be used as anchors.
Regaining the function of your teeth comes with several benefits including:
Drs. Higham and Sauchelli are excited to restore the look and feel of your smile. Look younger and feel more confident with dental bridges. The journey to restoring your smile starts with a call to our office today!