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More About Bridges
If you’re missing one or more teeth or have a gap in between teeth, a dental bridge may be the solution for you! In a nutshell, a bridge is connected to your existing teeth and is used to seal the gap.
Composed of materials such as gold, metal, alloys or porcelain, a dental bridge is strong, durable, and built to last many years.
First, an abutment (a connector), where the bridge will be placed, is created with the patient’s existing teeth. These teeth are reworked to act as a stable base for the bridge.
Once the abutments are formed, a mold is taken of the area.
The mold is sent to a dental lab where custom made bridge is built to form fit the patient in a way that feels as close to their natural teeth as possible.
While waiting for your permanent bridge, a temporary bridge will be placed in your mouth to protect the abutments and vulnerable gum areas.
The healing process is typically a smooth one. While a new bridge may take a little bit of adjustment, after a few days it should feel just as normal as natural teeth. It’s recommended that you eat soft foods for a few days following the bridge placement and when comfortable transition to your regular habits. Of course, our team will go over all of this information with you during your visit.
Keep in Mind…
When considering restoring the smile one should take into account —aesthetics aside— that more severe problems can arise from a missing tooth. These include structural shifts in the mouth and jaw, which may results in difficulty eating or speaking normally.
Before we can actually perform the treatment, we recommend coming in for a consultation so we can discuss your case specifically and put together a few options for you.
If you have a missing tooth, the empty space can cause your other teeth to shift over time. A dental bridge is used to fill the empty space and preserve the structure of your teeth and smile.
Most dental brindles will last between 10 and 15 years, but it ultimately depends on the amount of care and the level of hygiene practiced.
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We accept all types of dental insurance and offer direct billing. Our office believes in accommodating our patients with the highest level of convenience. Call us today to learn more about our insurance and billing policies.
Why Choose Our Practice
Kind & Hospitable
At Maples Dental Centre, we are committed to providing patients of all ages with exceptional care in a modern, comfortable and caring environment. Our primary goal is to deliver the highest quality of care to the entire family including infants, toddlers, adolescents and adults. Our friendly and highly-trained staff always put your needs first, treating you with care and respect.
Flexible Financing Options
For your convenience, we accept most dental insurance plans. Our qualified financial team will do all it can to make sure that expense does not prevent you from receiving the quality care you need and desire. We have developed different financial options to help you facilitate your goals.
Flexible Office Hours
Our office offers evening appointments on Wednesdays and we are open on Saturdays, so you won’t need to take time off your busy work day. We also provide emergency care for our patients and try and provide effective pain relief when you need it.
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