What are Dental Bridges?
In cases where the neighbouring teeth are robust and in good health, an adhesive bridge may be a viable option. This type of bridge consists of a false tooth with ‘wings’ on each side, securely bonded to the inner surfaces of the supporting teeth. This approach eliminates the need to prepare the neighbouring teeth for full coverage crowns.
Advantages of Dental Bridges
The advantages of dental bridges are manifold. They provide a lasting remedy for missing teeth without resorting to surgical procedures, unlike dental implants. Furthermore, with the availability of porcelain finishes, the new tooth can closely resemble the natural teeth surrounding it.
Beyond aesthetic considerations, opting for a dental bridge can enhance your confidence in your smile and facilitate everyday activities such as eating and speaking. Additionally, replacing a missing tooth contributes to the protection of your remaining teeth. Gaps in your dental structure can lead to the shifting or leaning of adjacent teeth, impacting your bite. The spaces may also trap food, increasing the risk of tooth decay.
In essence, choosing dental bridges is an investment in your confidence, overall quality of life, and oral health.
What are the alternatives to dental bridges?
There are several ways to replace missing teeth. It’s important to explore all the options and discuss them with your dentist. Alternatives to bridges are Dental Implants.
Dental Implants are an imitation porcelain tooth (a crown) fitted on top of a titanium implant that is fixed directly into your jawbone
Your dentist will help you decide which option is best for you. Dentures and bridges are only offered on the NHS if it is considered to be clinically necessary to replace teeth, but dental implants are usually only available privately.
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