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Dental Bridges

Dental Bridges

Dental Bridges in London - Fill Your Teeth Gap

Dental bridges are a popular tooth replacement procedure in London. Using false teeth that bridge the gap of one or more missing teeth, the false tooth or teeth will be fused in between two crowns that work as anchors. The natural tooth or implant will support the bridges which, with proper maintenance will last for several years.

Our team at Museum Dental Suites have extensive experience in placing bridges. We work hard to offer a relaxing environment and try to improve your oral health by giving you the perfect smile.

Benefits of Dental Bridges

It offers several benefits such as:

  • Improve the appearance for your smile
  • Regain your ability to speak as missing teeth might make speaking difficult
  • Restore your ability to chew and eat food properly
  • Maintain your facial structure by preventing bone loss from the jaw where teeth are missing
  • Prevent surrounding teeth from shifting into the empty space. This may lead to bite problems and other complications

Different Kinds of Dental Bridges

Implant Supported Bridges

Implants can help in the replacement of missing teeth. The implant will be placed into the bone to act as a root. After fusing with your jawbone, the tooth will be fixed to the root. Implant supported bridges can help when you don’t have any teeth on either side of jaws.

Cantilever Dental Bridge

The dentist will use a cantilever bridge for mouth areas as it will help if the false tooth has support on either side.

Traditional Fixed Bridge

The artificial tooth will be fused between the two crowns. This will fill the gap left by a missing tooth and the crowns will be attached. The dental bridge is a great way to replace one or more teeth.

Resin Bonded Bridge

This kind of bridge helps your front teeth, as they need minimal to almost no preparation. The false teeth will be fused to ceramic or metal wings, which may be fixed firmly with abutment teeth by means of resin. The wings will not be visible, and the replacement will look like your natural tooth.

Museum Dental Suites, offer's complete cosmetic and general dentistry in Central London
Museum Dental Suites, offer's complete cosmetic and general dentistry in Central London

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Step by Step Method for Bridges

Dental bridges are permanent pieces that attach to healthy teeth via a dental crown. The process of having a bridge placed usually requires two visits to the dentist.

  • During the first appointment, the dentist will remove a small layer of the tooth to be crowned. An impression or digital scan of the teeth will be made and sent to the lab where the bridge will be manufactured. Making the permanent bridge will usually take three weeks. The dentist will place temporary crowns while you wait for a follow-up appointment.
  • On the next visit, the dentist will remove the temporary crowns. They will then place the permanent crown in position to check the fit of the crown and your bite. If necessary, minor adjustments can be made. Then, using a special cement, the dentist will attach the permanent dental bridge to the teeth.
  • After the permanent crown is fixed in place, patients must be sure to maintain good oral hygiene habits. This is especially important as the health of the surrounding teeth will be vital for the success of the dental crown. Your dentist or hygienist will show you how to floss underneath the bridge and, with proper care, the bridge should last for many years.

Aftercare Procedure:

Certain steps may help to keep your bridges, clean and extend its life. Our dentists suggest following these steps for the proper care of your bridge:

  • Brush your teeth at least two times in a day using fluoride toothpaste.
  • Floss once daily to remove small food particles that might get stuck in between your teeth.
  • Eat a diet rich in vegetables, fiber and fruits.
  • Visit your dentist once in every six months for thorough cleaning.

FAQs on Dental Bridges:

How long will my dental bridge last?

Dental bridges may last anywhere from 7 to 15 years or more. With proper dental care habits, cleaning mouth daily and visiting the dentist, the fixed bridge usually will last more than 10 years.

How many teeth are there on a bridge?

The number of teeth on a dental bridge will vary. Generally, a dental bridge can help to replace anywhere from one to four teeth. There are rare cases where dental bridges may replace five or more teeth.

Is it possible for me to eat with a bridges?

It is not difficult to eat with a bridge which can be sealed to your supporting teeth and connected to crown. With the help of a fixed bridge, you can eat, chew, swallow and drink easily.

How much time will the treatment require?

It usually takes 2 visits to the dentist with a gap of 3 weeks in between appointments.

Can the dentist perform a bridge in one day?

Dental bridges on the same day are a great choice for individuals who have one or more missing teeth, however, they will need to have strong teeth on the sides of the empty area. This is a suitable option for tooth replacement for temporary reasons.

How painful is dental bridge?

The dental bridge may hurt a little but the pain will subside after a few days. If it lasts for one or more weeks, it might be a symptom of a poorly fitted bridge or an infection. You will always need to follow good dental hygiene habits.

Is it always possible to select a dental bridge to replace missing teeth?

There are certain situations when the teeth you need to support your dental bridge might not be strong enough. The dentist will suggest the best plan for replacing missing teeth in each individual case.

Can a dental bridge be worth it?

Yes, dental bridges are certainly worth it. They can help to restore overall functioning so that you can eat, speak and chew properly. It can also prevent other teeth from moving which may cause problems with the bite. It lessens the risk of bone loss by maintaining face structure. The bridges will be cemented permanently so that they are prevented from moving.

Book an Appointment at Museum Dental Suites

Here at Museum Dental Suites , our team of qualified dental professionals are committed to providing a high level of service in a comforting environment.

Whether you’re thinking about having a dental bridge placed, or have other concerns about your dental health, contact us today on 0207 183 0886. Appointments are available seven days a week and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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