Dental Bridge New Jersey, Replace Missing Teeth
A missing tooth can not only change the appearance of your face, causing you to look older, but it can also affect the way you speak and chew, placing additional stress on the other teeth in your mouth. Missing teeth can also cause functional and problems for patients.
Bridges are used to fill gaps between the teeth. By replacing missing teeth, bridges offer significant advantages for patients complete dental health like improving bite problems, reducing risk of bone loss, prevent the movement of remaining teeth and reducing the risk of tooth decay.
Porcelain fixed bridges are the most popular because they closely replicate the look and feel of natural teeth. This type of dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants. At No Tears Dental, we use the latest technology and finest materials available to produce porcelain fixed bridges that offer superior fit, function and aesthetics.
Bridges are usually made of gold or porcelain-faced gold and composed of abutments (sound teeth on either side acting as supports), and the span (a metal frame attached to the abutments with artificial teeth attached to it). Porcelain is often bonded to either precious or non-precious metal.
If you are missing a tooth you should strongly consider having it replaced. Besides the aesthetic disadvantage of missing a tooth, it could also cause structural changes to your mouth and jaw, as well as making it difficult to eat or speak properly. Set up an appointment today to restore your smile.
During your initial visits at No Tears Dental, diagnostic models will be generated in order to define the best dental bridge option for your specific case. Once the appropriate method of treatment is decided, the teeth used to attach the bridge (abutment teeth) are carefully prepared to receive crowns. Impressions are then taken and a temporary bridge will be cemented into place. Your permanent dental bridges are created in a lab to match the exact measurements of your mouth. Once it is complete, you will come back to the office for a final visit and your final dental bridge will be cemented into place. At this time, your dentist will make any necessary adjustments to ensure a comfortable fit.
The bridge may take a little while to get used to, but after a few days it should feel like you have your own teeth back again. You should eat soft foods for the first few days after having your bridge placed. After the initial phase, you will be able to eat whatever you want with no issues.