Dental bridges are false teeth, which are anchored onto neighbouring teeth in order to replace one or more missing teeth. The false tooth is known as a pontic and is fused in between two crowns that serve as anchors by attaching to the teeth on each side of the false tooth, thereby bridging them together.
A dental bridge essentially consists of:
Bridges are recommended when there are one or more teeth missing that affect:
At the first appointment:
At the second appointment:
Dental bridges can last 10 -15 years, provided that you maintain good dental hygiene and eating habits.