Bridges in Needham | low cost dental bridges, affordable dental bridges, porcelain dental bridges, false teeth, fixed partial denture | missing teeth, shifting teeth, gapped teeth


140 High Street
Taunton, MA 02780
508-823-1600

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20 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492
781-444-4647

 

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Bridges

 

 

Have missing teeth? Dental bridges are a great way to replace missing teeth. Your existing teeth are used to literally create a bridge to cross the area where your tooth is missing. Bridges are made from gold, metal, alloys, or porcelain to ensure that they are strong and durable. Nowadays, with the advancment in dental products, Hoye Dental perfers all porcelain bridges to give the appearance of all natural teeth.

Want to know more about the process?

The process of creating a bridge begins by creating abutments out of your existing teeth where the bridge will be attached. The existing teeth are recontoured to provide a base for the bridge. After the abutments have been created, a digital scan of your teeth will be done. The bridge consists of two crowns on either end to place on the abutments and a pontic, which is the new tooth that replaces your missing tooth.

If we can't fabricate your bridge in-office, we will fit you with a temporary bridge while we wait for the lab to craft your permanent bridge. This will protect the abutments and the exposed gum areas and look more appealing than having a missing tooth. When the permanent bridge has been created, you will have a follow up visit to set the bridge. It will be placed on the abutments and the dentist will then use an adhesive to make sure that the bridge is set.

The bridge may take a little while to get used to, but after a few days it should feel like you have your own teeth back again. You should eat soft foods for the first few days after having your bridge placed. After the initial phase, you will be able to eat whatever you want with no issues.

If you are missing a tooth you should strongly consider having it replaced. Besides the aesthetic disadvantage of missing a tooth, it could also cause structural changes to your mouth and jaw, as well as making it difficult to eat or speak properly. Set up an appointment today to restore your smile. Be sure to always take extra special care cleaning your bridge! Just because you have a bridge, you can still get decay under and around your natrual teeth.

 

 

 

 
 
 
Needham Dentist. Dr. Kathleen Hoye, DMD provides Bridges, low cost dental bridges, affordable dental bridges, porcelain dental bridges, false teeth, fixed partial denture to patients suffering from missing teeth, shifting teeth, gapped teeth in Newton, Waban, Wellesley, Dover. Newton Dentist providing Bridges in Needham, .