Like the name suggests, a dental bridge literally bridges the gap left in your smile by a missing tooth.
A dental bridge usually consists of a false tooth held in place by two anchoring teeth capped with dental crowns.
The dental crowns and false tooth are all part of one dental restoration to fill the gap in your smile. Continue reading to learn more!
Restorative dentistry is as much an art as it is a science. Our dentist will make sure that your new tooth bridge gives you the function and appearance of a natural smile. We use materials for your dental bridge that match the color of natural tooth enamel so no one has to know about your procedure.
Benefits Of Dental Bridges
Once you lose a tooth, it’s important that you fill the gap with a dental bridge or other restoration as soon as possible. Otherwise, the teeth adjacent to the gap will start to tilt toward the open space. If you’ve experienced tooth loss, schedule an appointment with our dentist as soon as possible. Our dentist can help you explore your tooth replacement options, including a dental bridge.
Dr. Kavanagh and Dr. Loprete are dentists in Bloomfield Hills MI. To learn if we can restore your smile after tooth loss with a dental bridge, call (248) 335-4427.