Don’t let lost and missing teeth steal your spectacular smile. Missing teeth are not only cosmetically, unappealing, but tooth gaps can cause your teeth on either side to shift and loosen and be at risk.
Dr. Higginbotham and his associates may recommend a dental bridge to return you to a full, functional smile. After having a root canal or several dental extractions, bridges are a great option. We work with a trusted dental lab, which creates lifelike prosthetic teeth for our patients. First, patients will have impressions and molds taken at our office. Your bridge will then consist of a row of false teeth, that are custom-made to match your existing occlusion and teeth color. The bridge will connect to two abutment crowns placed on teeth that surround the gap. Inconspicuous clasps make the bridge appear natural. This process is completely safe and also non-surgical with minimal pain and recovery time.
If you need multiple bridges, you may want to consider a dental implant bridge. Dental implants use a titanium screw in the jaw bone to anchor a dental crown and are a more permanent option. A dental implant bridge can also cover several missing teeth with only one or two screws at a time as well.
Enjoy restored oral function and beauty with a dental bridge. If your smile is missing teeth, request an appointment today and schedule a comprehensive evaluation and consultation. We can’t wait to make your smile!