When a patient has lost one or more permanent teeth, a dental bridge in Longwood, Florida, may be recommended to restore their smile. A dental bridge is a dental restoration that closes the gap caused by missing teeth. A dental bridge consists of a replacement tooth with dental crowns on either side.
Dental Bridge Benefits
A dental bridge placed by Dr. Aldea and Dr. Guarnieri can do many things for the smile, including:
– Restore the functionality and beauty of a smile
– Allow the patient to eat and talk properly once again
– Maintain the face shape
– Properly distribute the bite
– Keep the natural teeth from shifting
Dental Bridge Placement
To place a dental bridge, our dentist will first shape the teeth on either side of the gap to make room for the bridge. Impressions of the teeth are made so that the dental bridge can be custom made. Once the dental bridge is complete, Dr. Aldea and Dr. Guarnieri will check the fit. After any necessary adjustments are made, the dental bridge is permanently cemented into place.
Eating & Speaking with a Bridge
Eating with a dental bridge makes things easier, as it replaces missing teeth. While growing accustomed to a dental bridge, the patient should eat soft foods that are cut into small pieces. Speaking clearly with missing teeth can be difficult. Having a dental bridge placed will allow the patient to speak properly.
We welcome you to contact D'Aiuto Dental at 321-594-2427 today to learn more and to schedule your next visit.