YourSmile Dentistry

Dr. Sha Tao, D.M.D.
Creating Beautiful Smiles For You

Fixed Bridges- A fixed appliance

The bridge consists to two crowns on two anchoring teeth (abutment teeth) and are attached to pontics (artificial teeth), filling the space of missing teeth.
  1. Why you need a fixed bridge:.
    Fill space of missing teeth.
    Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position.
  2. Getting a fixed bridge involve:
    Two visits are required to getting a bridge. While the teeth are numb, the anchoring teeth are prepared to allow for a crown. Next, an accurate impression (mold) is made which will be sent to a dental laboratory and be fabricated. Then a temporary bridge will be cemented.
    At the second visit, you permanent bridge will be carefully checked, adjusted, and cemented to achieve a proper fit.