To place a bridge, the dentist will first shape the surrounding teeth for easy dental crown placement. The crowns will act as anchors for the new artificial tooth. This can also be done with implants capped by crowns.
Once the crowns are in place, we will position the tooth between them and bond them together. The dentist can complete this for one or multiple missing teeth.
In most cases, dental implants are considered to be the best restoration, but some people don’t qualify or want to deal with surgery. A common reason for not qualifying is a lack of jawbone strength.
Your jawbone will deteriorate if a tooth root does not stimulate it, so if the space is left alone for too long, you’ll be left with two options – a non-surgical replacement or bone grafting to restore it. If you decide on non-surgical treatment, dental bridges can restore your smile’s appearance and function.
If an implant isn’t an option, bridges are your next best bet. Here are some of the benefits you can expect:
Ready to get your smile back? Between our experienced dentists and helpful team, we can restore your missing teeth with dental bridges at our Issaquah office. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
The APEX Dental Care team can’t wait to see you!