Dental bridges are a risk-free way of restoring the missing tooth. Dental bridges fill the gap created by one or more missing teeth and take the required support from the adjacent natural teeth. The filler teeth of a dental bridge may be made of any material such as porcelain, silver or even gold.
Read on the find out what are the top four advantages of using dental bridges for missing teeth.
Simple and painless
Dental bridges do not involve complex surgical processes and are therefore very simple and painless. It is also a quick procedure which may be completed within 3-4 visits to the dentist.
They restore the aesthetic value to the patient’s face
Patients with missing teeth often experience an overall deterioration of the facial stature and also tend to look older than their age. With dental bridges, the structure of the face remains unchanged and patients can comfortably flaunt their precious smile.
Dental bridges are a long-term investment
On an average, dental bridges last for about 7-8 years. They are permanent structures and need not be periodically removed and fitted like dentures. They are light in weight, small-sized and most patients get accustomed to them within a few weeks.
They offer high stability
The permanent dental bridges are highly stable and stay intact even while chewing food or speaking. When fixed right, dental bridges act as a source of protection from any further problems related to the tooth or gums.