What are Dental Bridges?
Dental bridges are comprised of multiple dental crowns. One of the dental crowns acts as your new tooth, while the remaining provide support. A bridge will help improve the functionality and appearance of your smile. By filling in the gaps, you will find it easier and more comfortable to eat and speak. You will also become more confident smiling. If you would like to learn more about receiving dental bridges near you, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our team will be delighted to assist you.
The Benefits of Receiving Dental Bridges
A dental bridge can provide various benefits. Aside from replacing missing teeth, dental bridges will also:
- Improve your bite
- Improve your oral health
- Improve your smile
- Improve your face shape
- Improve your speech
- Prevent jaw bone loss
- Improve your confidence
- Prevent teeth from shifting
The Process of Receiving Dental Bridges
Looking to receive dental bridges near you? You will first schedule a consultation with our dentist to determine if you are eligible to receive a dental bridge and which type is the most appropriate for you. The process of receiving bridges will take two appointments to complete. The first appointment will be to take impressions to create your bridge. It can take up to a few weeks to fabricate, so we will provide you with a temporary bridge to wear while you wait. Once we have received your bridge, you will come back to our office to get it fitted and placed.
The Recovery Process
After you receive your dental bridge, you will typically be able to resume your normal routine after a day or so. Patients can expect to feel slight discomfort and soreness in the first few days, but it should disappear relatively quickly and cause no disruptions.
Our dentist recommends the following tips to ensure you enjoy your new smile for as long as possible:
- Frequently receive dental cleanings and check-ups
- Maintain good oral hygiene
- Avoid foods that can damage your bridge
- Do not grind your teeth
- Do not chew on ice
- Do not use your teeth as a “tool”
If you have any other questions about receiving dental bridges near you, please contact us. At Wainwright Family Dental, we are happy to provide quality dental bridges in Wainwright.