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What Is A Dental Bridge?

Dental bridges are designed to bridge the gaps where teeth are missing. A fake tooth known as a pontic, made out of various materials is put in place of the missing tooth, and a bridge is designed to hold that tooth in place by attaching it to the remaining teeth that surround it. There are three types of bridges available: traditional, Cantilever, and Maryland bonded. All three have their uses depending on how many teeth are missing or which ones need replacing.

A dental bridge is made up of two crowns, one on each tooth on each side of the gap, and one or more artificial teeth. The crowns are called abutment teeth and hold the dental bridge in place. Bridges are made from porcelain fused to an underlying frame made of metal. Just like regular dentures, dental bridges must be fitted to the mouth of the person who will be using them. They must be cleaned regularly and may eventually need to be replaced.

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When Do I Need A Bridge?

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Missing teeth can make the other teeth in your mouth drift and tilt, causing more damage to your mouth. A bridge can help you maintain the remainder of your teeth, and strengthen your jaw bone and muscles back to its original strength.

Damaged teeth are harder to clean, as well. This means that tooth decay and gum disease can affect the rest of your teeth, causing you to end up losing more teeth in the long run. Getting a bridge helps your dentist keep the rest of your mouth in healthier shape, and helps you take better care of the rest of your teeth.

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What Is The Cost Of A Dental Bridge?

The costs for your dental bridge treatment may usually be covered by your dental insurance plan or extended dental coverage. If you are looking for more information about a specific service and the costs associated, contact one of our representatives for help. Our treatment coordinators can help you come up with an affordable way for you to pay for the oral health services you need. For more savings visit our specials page, sign up for our informational newsletter below, and like our Facebook page.

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How To Pay For Your Dental Treatment?

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Don’t worry if you have reached the maximum cap with your insurance provider for the year or do not otherwise have coverage to pay for your dental treatment, there are other options available.

We offer a convenient list of options for making payment arrangements, and we work hard to make many third-party lenders and other types of credit programs available for our patients.

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WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY ABOUT US

  • Dr Nyugen and all the staff have always been very friendly and we have received our services in a timely manner.They have always worked with my to make sure that we were able to get everything we needed done at a reasonable price...

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  • I visited My Dentist West Mount on the recommendation of a friend, and recently had my first appointment there. They were very professional and scheduled my initial exam (which I got it for free) and cleaning together, so that I didn't have to come back for a second appointment.

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