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What Do Dental Bridges Help Restore?
Posted on 10/25/2021 by Dr. Frank Sallustio
What Do Dental Bridges Help Restore?
Dental bridges are oral appliances used to replace broken or missing teeth. They use one or more natural teeth on either of the gaps to keep the fake tooth in position. There are different types of dental bridges; removable, permanent, and fixed. Each type is ideal for a specific condition. In general, dental bridges have many uses when it comes to restoring your smile.

Uses of Dental Bridges


The most common use of dental bridges is restoring gaps created by the missing tooth. Bridges can fill gaps of around 2-3 teeth. They use the surrounding real teeth to keep the fake teeth in position. By doing so, they restore your smile and the ability to chew food properly.
When you lose one or more teeth, you will have challenges biting food. You can also experience pain when chewing food. As a result, you will be forced to limit your food options, resulting in low nutrient intake. However, you can prevent such setbacks by replacing lost teeth with dental bridges. These oral appliances do a good job of restoring a person's biting and chewing ability.
Our professional may recommend dental bridges depending on the issue at hand. For example, if your tooth is decayed beyond repair, we might use a dental bridge to replace it. By doing so, your smile will be restored. You will also need a dental bridge when you get involved in an accident that damages your front tooth, which can affect your smile significantly. Luckily, dental bridges can help restore it and give you the confidence you need.
Oral infections like gum disease can result in tooth loss. You will need to replace the lost tooth; a dental bridge will do exactly that when that happens. This underlines the importance of dental bridges in dentistry. Schedule a consultative appointment with us for more information on the uses of dental bridges.
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