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Fixed Replacement of Missing Teeth

Fixed replacement of missing teeth known as dental bridges. A dental bridge is usually made up of two crowns for the teeth on either side of the space or gap and a false tooth in between. Dental bridges are one method used by Dr. Alexander M. Della Bella to fill a space or gap created by a missing tooth or teeth. Dental implants, natural teeth, or a combination of the two can be used to support a bridge. Depending on the dental bridge type that you and Dr. Alexander M. Della Bella choose in achieving a natural looking and realistic smile is gone over with you during your consultation. There are three different types of dental bridges. A Cantilever Bridge is a bridge that is used when there are teeth only on one side of the space or gap. A Maryland Bridge is made up of a false tooth supported by a framework which is then bonded to the adjacent teeth. A Traditional Bridge is a bridge that consists of two crowns for the teeth on either side of the space or gap from your missing tooth with a false tooth in between. Traditional bridges are the most common type of bridge used in the dental field. If you need any further information about dental bridges, please call the office and set up a consultation because every patient is different and unique in there dental make up and no two people are the same. We will then go over with you the cost, benefit, and drawbacks of the procedure.