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Bridges

If you feel embarrassed about gaps in your smile, a natural looking dental bridge can successfully fill in those unsightly spaces and help restore your confidence.

A more permanent alternative to dentures, dental bridges are an effective way to replace one or more missing teeth. They consist of a false tooth, positioned between two crowns, which slot over the teeth either side of a gap (known as abutment teeth) or they can be supported by dental implants. They are usually made from porcelain fused to a metal or ceramic base, to offer a blend of strength and good looks.

Benefits

As well as restoring an incomplete smile, bridges can offer a host of other benefits, including:

Treatment steps

As well as traditional bridges, featuring crowns and a false tooth in between, there are also cantilever bridges, for cases where there are teeth on only one side of the gap, and Maryland bonded bridges, which are attached to existing teeth with metal wings.

Aftercare

Good oral hygiene is essential to ensure the longevity of your bridge. It is especially important to clean under the false tooth, as well as brushing and flossing regularly.

If bridges are well looked after, and that includes keeping the surrounding teeth healthy so they continue to provide a solid foundation, they should last for over ten years.

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