Fixed Bridge

Bridges are the ultimate prosthetic when you’re missing one of more of your teeth. They an effective way to restore function and form, while preventing even further damage from occurring. A bridge can be placed in any location within your mouth.

Are you missing a tooth, or maybe even a few teeth? Then, you probably noticed that your bite and movement of opposing and adjacent teeth has changed. Your speech has probably suffered a bit too, making it impossible for you to pronounce certain words properly without slurring or having a lisp.
Every tooth in your mouth is supported by opposing and adjacent teeth. When they support is missing, your teeth shift over time.

Much like dental crowns, bridges are constructed of metal and fused to ceramic or porcelain materials. But, unlike other prosthetics made for dental use, bridges are not removable. Wants fixed in place, a bridge can be removed only by your dentist.

As implied by the name, they literally bridge the gap(s) in your mouth created by missing teeth. Bridges are either implant supported or they’re anchored to adjacent teeth.

Product Summary

A bridge can replace one teeth, or multiple missing teeth. They help to restore normal function while alleviating stress while biting and chewing. Bridges are a crucial part of maintaining tooth function, as well as the correct positions of adjacent and opposing teeth.

  • Bridges are fixed into place, and only a dentist can remove them.
  • Bridges are either anchored to adjacent teeth or implants.
  • Bridges help your facial form remain intact.
  • Bridges are effective replacements for one tooth, or multiple consecutive missing teeth.

Only missing one tooth? If the adjacent teeth are in healthy condition, a single implant can replace the tooth, instead of a fixed bridge.