Porcelain Fixed Bridges

Porcelain Fixed Dental Bridge in Hayward

If you have broken, chipped or fractured teeth you can't enjoy a healthy mouth and beautiful smile. Advanced dental techniques, sophisticated technology, and superior quality materials can craft your smile looking the best. Dental bridge provides an effective solution for closing the gap created by one or more missing teeth. Grove Hill Dental offers a safe and affordable tooth replacement option.  We offer porcelain fixed dental bridges in Hayward, CA 94541 to patients with lost teeth to restore the smile and improve chewing efficiency. Our dental bridges are made from porcelain dental crowns that can be matched to the color of your adjacent teeth.

Types of Dental Bridges

Traditional dental bridges use a dental crown to entirely cover or cap the missing tooth. There are various types of dental bridges such as traditional bridges, cantilever bridges or Maryland bridges. Traditional and Maryland bridges are the common types of bridges that are made from porcelain fused with metal. Dental bridges give you aesthetic appearance, eases a lot of pressure from biting and chewing, and strengthen the adjacent teeth. They help retain your jaw bone and facial shape and keep your surrounding teeth healthy and strong.

Dental Bridge Procedure

A dental bridge has one or more false teeth or pontics that are fixed to the abutment teeth or crowns and fill the gap created by the missing teeth. You might need two visits to your dentist to fix the dental bridges. During your first dental clinic visit, your dentist will check the oral cavity and will prepare the abutment teeth for the placement of the bridges. This involves chipping of the enamel to make room for the crown, and an impression is made of the prepared tooth. The crowns are made in the dental lab.  

Temporary bridges are made until the permanent bridge is fitted. During the second visit, the dentist will remove the temporary bridge and fix and adjust the permanent bridge. Typically adjustments are made in follow-up visits so that the patient can determine the fit and then the bridge is permanently cemented in place. A fixed porcelain dental bridge can last 10 years or longer. It is important to take care of dental bridges with regular flossing and brushing of teeth and dental checkup.

Is a Dental Bridge right for you?

Choosing the right dentist to create your new smile is a very important decision. If you are missing one or more teeth, our dentist can tell you if your remaining teeth are healthy enough to support a bridge, and can suggest the type of bridge that's best suited for you. Our dentists and staff will answer any questions or concerns you have about dental bridges. We want you to be comfortable and happy with the decisions you're about to make regarding your healthy smile. Call us and schedule your appointment today!

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