Are there different types of bridges?

by Dr. James Springer 16. August 2013 11:06
In some instances, a resin-bonded, frequently called a "Maryland Bridge," can be used to replace one or more missing teeth. Because the bridge is attached by a special procedure called bonding, it doesn't require the use of crowns or extensive tooth preparartion. Your dentist can determine whether t... [More]

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Why do I need a bridge

by Dr. James Springer 9. August 2013 13:46
Your appearance, dental health and the proper functioning of your mouth are all important reasons for wearing a bridge.  A bridge helps maintain the natural shape of your  face and may help support your lips and cheeks.  The loss of a back tooth may cause your mouth to sink and your f... [More]

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How to take care of my bridge

by Dr. James Springer 5. August 2013 09:12
It is very important to keep your remaining teeth healthy.  Brush at least twice an day and clean between the teeth with floss or interdental cleaners.  These measures help remove a sticky film of bacteria called plaque.  Plaque causes gum disease and dental decay.  A bridge can ... [More]

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Bridges

by Dr. James Springer 27. July 2013 12:17
Bridges are a fixed structure that is commonly cemented to the natural teeth next to the space left by the missing tooth.  A false tooth ( called a pontic) replaces the lost tooth. The pontic is atted to the crowns (restorations that cover a tooth).  Crowns, which are cemented onto the nat... [More]

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