A bridge is used to replace a missing tooth or teeth with a fixed appliance that is cemented permanently into the mouth. A bridge is made up of one or two crowns on either side of the missing tooth – these are called the ‘anchoring teeth'. A dummy tooth is then attached to the anchoring crowns, replacing the missing teeth.
Why would I need a bridge?
You may be a suitable candidate for a bridge if:
What if I need a bridge?
Your dental professional will advise you if a bridge is necessary during your consultation. As with a crown, a bridge is also completed in 2 appointments.