If you’re missing multiple teeth consecutively, the gap in your smile not only affects your appearance, but it can make oral healthcare harder, allowing plaque and bacteria to collect in the space. Thankfully, at EMA Dental, we have an amazing solution to seamlessly complete your smile. Dental bridges in Northampton have become a popular choice for patients who are missing multiple teeth. Keep reading to learn more about dental bridges and how you can benefit from this treatment.
A dental bridge is a custom-made prosthetic that we can use to literally “bridge” the gap in your smile. This personalized treatment utilizes crowns on either side to remain stable, and it can successfully restore the appearance of your missing teeth. The result is a complete smile that looks and feels natural, and the bridge is permanently fixed, so you won’t have to worry about an oral appliance or denture shifting around in your mouth.
The best way to know if a dental bridge is right for you is to visit our office for a consultation. One of our experienced dentists will carefully examine your mouth and where you’re missing teeth before recommending a personalized treatment plan. However, good candidates for dental bridges will typically:
After deciding that a dental bridge is right for you, we’ll schedule your appointment. We will need to remove a slight portion of your enamel from the teeth on either side of your gap to make room for the placement of dental crowns—these are the supports that stabilize your bridge. Then, we will place your bridge, permanently fixing it to the dental crowns. The result is a beautiful smile that allows you to chew, grin, speak, and function in your day to day life just like your natural teeth.
If you’re considering dental bridges, it’s important to know their advantages. We offer dental bridges because of these unique benefits:
Does it sound like you could benefit from a dental bridge? Contact our office today to get started on a healthy and complete set of teeth.