A dental bridge is a type of restoration that not only replaces missing teeth but also plays a pivotal role in maintaining the overall health and aesthetics of your smile. This custom-made appliance literally “bridges” the gap where one or more teeth may have been lost due to injury, decay or other dental issues.
One of the most significant advantages of dental bridges is their ability to enhance your appearance and restore your confidence. Crafted from various materials such as gold, metal alloys, porcelain or a combination of these, dental bridges are not just functional but also look natural and blend seamlessly with your existing teeth.
Aside from the aesthetic benefits, dental bridges also offer functional advantages. They help in maintaining the natural shape of your face, preventing sagging and maintaining facial symmetry. Furthermore, they distribute the force of your bite evenly, reducing the stress on your remaining natural teeth.
However, the success of your dental bridge relies heavily on its foundation – the teeth, gums or bone to which it is attached. Thus, maintaining the health and strength of your remaining teeth, gums and jaw is of utmost importance to ensure the longevity of your bridge. To ensure the success of your bridge, it is crucial to maintain good oral hygiene and regularly visit our dentist for checkups and professional care. With proper care and maintenance, dental bridges can offer you a healthier, more confident smile for years to come.
Contact Care Dental Spa today at 254-773-0055 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Quang Luong and learn more about dental bridges in Temple, Texas.