A dental bridge is a common tooth replacement option, used to fill the gap in the mouth caused by missing teeth. They generally consist of two or more crowns that hold the bridge to adjacent teeth, with the replacement teeth placed in between. They can be made from porcelain, ceramic, gold, or alloy, based on the needs and preferences of the patient.
There are a few treatment options available when one or more teeth are missing and the choice depends upon various factors such as the number and position of the missing teeth, the status of the remaining teeth, the status of the bite, the amount of available jawbone, age, and expectations of the patient. Both dentures and bridges offer good solutions, however what’s right for one person may not be right for someone else.
If you have a missing tooth/ missing teeth, there are several things you can do to replace them and restore your smile: