The dental bridge is a series of connected crowns that fills a gap between teeth. It replaces a missing tooth with a full artificial tooth crown in between caps.
Traditional fixed bridges are two or more crowns that are connected to a filler tooth or teeth. The crowns keep the bridge in place. Cantilever bridge is the false tooth connects to only one abutment tooth.
Maryland bridge is a resin bonded bridge generally used in the front teeth. It is made of porcelain fused to metal or ceramic teeth supported with a framework. Implant supported bridge is the similar to the traditional fixed bridge.Learn More
If you are missing a tooth with neighboring teeth healthy, bridge can be an ideal treatment for you. Missing teeth can cause biting and chewing difficulties, as well as self-consciousness about your smile, having a dental bridge done can solve these problems.Learn More
The outcomes of Dental Bridges can be analyzed in three main categories: aesthetical, health-related, and psychological.
Missing teeth, especially the front teeth, looks unpleasant. By replacing the missing teeth with bridges, you'll have a beautiful set of teeth you’ll not be afraid to show!
Missing teeth may cause irritation, or biting problems. With a dental bridge you will have your full set of teeth and these won’t be problems anymore!
During the first week of the dental bridge recovery process, you can expect to experience some discomfort as your mouth adjusts to the presence of the dental bridge. Here are some things you might experience during the first week: Your teeth and gums may be sore for the first few days after getting a dental bridge. This is normal and should go away on its own within a few days. You may find it difficult to eat at first because of the soreness and the presence of the dental bridge. Stick to soft foods and cut your food into small pieces to make it easier to chew. You may also find it difficult to speak at first because of the dental bridge. This should improve over time as you get used to the bridge. It's important to maintain good oral hygiene while wearing a dental bridge. Brush your teeth at least twice a day and use floss threaders or a water flosser to clean between your teeth and around the bridge.
After the early months of the dental bridge recovery process, you can expect to see the bridge become more stable and comfortable as your mouth adjusts to it. Decreasing soreness; as your mouth adjusts to the dental bridge, you should experience less soreness and discomfort. Improving eating and speaking; as your mouth becomes more accustomed to the dental bridge, you should find it easier to eat and speak. As the dental bridge becomes more stable, it should look more natural and blend in with your other teeth. You will continue to have follow-up appointments with your dentist to check on the progress of your treatment. These appointments are usually scheduled every 4-6 weeks.
After meeting with your dentist at their office during your consultation you express your expectations and the dentist checks the condition of your teeth. They will inform you about their professional opinion while taking your expectations and the condition of your teeth into consideration. Then, photos of your teeth will be taken for a 3D simulation. The size, model and color can be decided by you, and you can even choose the color from the tooth color chart. After deciding, on the first operation day teeth will be scraped and if there is a need for an extraction it will also take place on the first day. Temporary veneers will be put on and your dentist will prescribe you with painkillers and antibiotics. You will stay at the hotel for about 4-5 days. During your stay you will be visited by a wellbeing specialist, and if you’re having any problems your dentist will be contacted. After these 4-5 days, your permanent veneer will be applied and it will be all done.
Here are some things to care for your teeth before a dental bridge operation:
Here are some things you should do after having a dental bridge: