At our Eagan, MN practice, we offer dental bridge treatment to replace one or more consecutive missing teeth with a traditional dental prosthetic.
You can think of dental bridges truly as a type of “bridge.” Treatment involves placing crowns on two natural teeth and using those crowns as supports to “bridge” one or more artificial teeth between them. Bridges offer a very natural and permanent solution to tooth loss. Receiving tooth replacement treatment, such as a dental bridge, is crucial to maintaining your oral health. In addition to a less aesthetic appearance, leaving gaps in your smile after experiencing tooth loss can lead to:
If you are interested in improving your smile through Dental Bridge, schedule a consultation at Gentle Dental Eagan or call us at (651)-452-5511.
Though dental bridges are a safe and effective treatment for tooth loss, they do have a couple drawbacks for some patients:
Though not all patients face these issues, some choose to forgo dental bridges in favor of dental implants. Implants are a restorative dentistry treatment that act as an artificial tooth root. Once placed, implants become integrated in the jaw bone and prevent bone tissue loss. A permanent dental crown is securely placed on the implant to provide a natural tooth appearance. As a free-standing restorative treatment, no neighboring dental crowns are required.
Your Eagan dentist, Dr. Michael can fill in the gaps of your smile with a dental bridgetreatment. If you’re interested in having a dental bridge placed, or want to learn more about your tooth replacement options, contact our office to set up an appointment to learn more! Call us at 651-452-5511.