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Dental Bridges: What They are & How They can Help

Last updated 2 years ago

Some of us have gaps in our teeth that make it difficult to eat and to smile without getting embarrassed, whether that’s from tooth loss or an extraction. Dental bridges can help you achieve a more aesthetically pleasing smile, while also making it easier to effectively eat food. But, what is a dental bridge?

When teeth are missing and there are teeth on either side of the space, a bridge is the ideal way to replace the missing teeth. When there has been the loss of a tooth or teeth and there is a tooth on either side of the open space, replacement teeth can be attached to two crowns constructed for the two teeth on either side of the open space. This is called a bridge because it bridges open the space. In this video, a dental assistant explains dental bridges, while showing you what they would look like. Watch the full video to learn more about what bridges can do for your smile.

If you’re interested in crowns and bridges, contact E Dental Solutions in Tucson. Our Tucson dentist, Dr. Wissinger, maintains a gentle approach to dentistry and does everything necessary to make a visit with her as pleasant as possible. Her reception area amenities include a fountain and fireplace, and her treatment rooms feature specially built sports-back chairs, down pillows and blankets, satellite TV and DVD players, as well as nitrous oxide for nervous patients. When it comes to cosmetic enhancement, Dr. Wissinger advises those looking to improve their appearance to consider how smile rejuvenation can help them achieve their goals. Call E Dental Solutions today at (520) 441-6725.


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