All-Ceramic Dental Bridge Fixed to Teeth
If you’re missing multiple teeth, your dentist may recommend a dental bridge. Dental bridges are useful in restoring your natural appearance and can assist you in eating and speaking properly. There are many different forms of dental bridges and partial dental bridges but, without dental implants for support, dental bridges typically rely on adjacent natural teeth as anchors. A commonly used dental bridge in adolescents is the Maryland Bridge.
A Maryland bridge attaches to the backsides of adjacent teeth, with little modification. Maryland bridges are perfect for children and young adults who are too young to get dental implants. Maryland bridges sit over adjacent teeth like dental crowns.
Ask your dentist if you’re a candidate for a Nobel Biocare all-ceramic dental bridge.
The first step to your new teeth is an examination of your current situation by your dentist. Then, you and your dentist can determine which solution works best for you. Often your dentist might begin directly with Step 2.
At this step, your dentist will prepare your adjacent teeth so they can be used as anchors for the final all-ceramic dental bridge
A minimum of two adjacent teeth will be re-shaped.
Your dentist then will take an impression of this area in your mouth.
Your dentist will prepare a temporary dental bridge for you to use while the final one is being made.
Your dentist will then send the impression to a laboratory where a model is made. From the model, the lab makes your new all-ceramic dental bridge.
After your dentist has received your new dental bridge, you’ll return to your dentist’s office for fitting and final cementation.
Your dentist will ensure that the dental bridge fits properly and that you’re pleased with the results. The Nobel Biocare process for manufacturing ensures a perfect fit with little or no modification necessary.
Your dentist will cement the dental bridge in place.
And your beautiful smile is complete!
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