With modern porcelain bridges, our dental team can help you quickly restore the form and function of your smile after losing one or more of your adult teeth. These simple devices look just like natural teeth, and you won’t have to worry about any special maintenance or hygiene products. As soon as the porcelain bridge is in your mouth, you will once again be able to eat, speak, and smile with confidence. Patients who maintain great oral hygiene habits often enjoy their new bridges for well over a decade.
Avoiding Future Health Complications
Preventive dental services are more effective than ever, and that is why many people are surprised to hear that tooth loss is still a common problem. After a tooth is lost or extracted, you must immediately begin exploring your treatment options. When a missing tooth isn’t replaced, the neighboring teeth will collapse inwards. That increases a patient’s risk of countless oral health complications ranging from bone loss to periodontal disease. In addition to restoring the appearance of your smile, a porcelain bridge will also reduce your risk of those secondary health problems.
A dental bridge is a small device that can be used to restore a smile after adult teeth have been lost. There are many different ways to keep a bridge in place, and each option has its own pros and cons. Traditional dental bridges have small abutments that fit over the neighboring teeth. A cantilever bridge is similar to a traditional bridge, but only a single abutment is used. For patients who have relatively healthy jaws and gums, we might suggest the use of dental implants. Instead of anchoring the bridge to the nearby teeth, we will attach it to the jaw with titanium implant rods.
Benefits of Porcelain
There are quite a few reasons why porcelain is such a popular material for smile restorations. In addition to being durable, porcelain is also very easy to mold. With porcelain crowns, our team can perfectly match the size and shape of your natural teeth. Porcelain also has the same hue as natural teeth, and your loved ones might not even realize that you have a bridge in your mouth. Finally, this material is extremely resistant to all of the germs that are found in your mouth.
Your Smile Restoration
Whether you are interested in porcelain bridges or some other form of tooth restoration, make an appointment at Implant and Comprehensive Dentistry, with offices in Champions Gate and Winter Haven. Contact us today to book your appointment!