Dental Bridges

Dental Bridges

A dental bridge is one method to fill a gap created by a missing tooth (or teeth). Dental bridge or pontic is a custom-made false tooth or teeth, that is permanently placed between two healthy teeth, filling in the area left by a missing tooth or teeth. The bridge is held in place by crowns placed on the healthy teeth on each side of space to be filled.

Benefits of Dental Bridges:

• Restores your smile

• Restores your ability to properly chew and speak

• Maintains the shape of your face

• Distributes the forces in your bite properly by replacing missing teeth

• Prevents remaining teeth from drifting out of position

• Helps preserve the natural function and position of the teeth

• Restores and maintains natural bite