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My dentist told me I need a bridge. What does that involve?

Q:My dentist told me I need a bridge. What does that involve? A:Fill space of missing teeth. Maintain facial shape. Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position. Restore chewing and speaking ability. Restore your smile. Upgrade from a removable partial denture to a permanent dental appliance. There are several . . . Read more

What are the reasons to get a bridge?

Q:What are the reasons to get a bridge? A:Fill space of missing teeth. Maintain facial shape. Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position. Restore chewing and speaking ability. Restore your smile. Upgrade from a removable partial denture to a permanent dental appliance. There are several types of bridges. You . . . Read more

What is a bridge?

Q:What is a bridge? A:A dental bridge is a fixed (non-removable) appliance and is an excellent way to replace missing teeth. There are several types of bridges. You and your dentist will discuss the best options for your particular case. The “traditional bridge” is the most popular type and is . . . Read more

When should you get an implant?

Q:When should you get an implant? A:Here are several indications for implants. Replace one or more missing teeth without affecting adjacent teeth. Resolve joint pain or bite problems caused by teeth shifting into missing tooth space. Restore a patient’s confident smile. Restore chewing, speech, and digestion. Restore or enhance facial . . . Read more