About Dental Bridges
A bridge fills in the opening between the teeth with a porcelain tooth that is connected to a crown, which is created to form over the attaching tooth. The false tooth connects to the crown with a pontic. Our dentists offer three main options for bridges at DentalWorks - Spartanburg in Spartanburg, SC including, a cantilever bridge that covers the attached crown; a Maryland bridge, referred to as a resin-bonded bridge that attaches the fake tooth with wings; or a crown that incorporates framework bonded to the nearby natural teeth.
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What to Expect
In preparation for the bridge, our dentists will drill down the support tooth to establish enough space for the crown. After the teeth are prepared for the crown, X-ray imaging will be taken so that a thorough visual can be achieved and these, as well as the physical impressions will then be distributed to the dental lab where the final bridge is manufactured. Our dentists will cover the patient's teeth with temporary coverings for protection until the permanent bridge is ready. Once the bridge is created, our dentists will secure the bridge and adjust the fit for a normal appearance and comfort.
Dental bridges can stay durable for up to 15 years as long as proper dental examinations at DentalWorks - Spartanburg in Spartanburg, SC take place each year. It is also important that in addition to yearly check-ups, patients adhere incorporate a consistent at-home dental health regime. Per the dentist's instructions, flossing, brushing, and fluoride, which will allow the bridge to last for many years to come.
Coverage through insurance generally handles a nice portion of the total expense for professional dental bridges. The exact coverage will depend on the benefits policy, but our billing office at DentalWorks - Spartanburg will coordinate with your provider to gain insight as to what the patient may owe. Our dental practice accepts many insurance plans. Individuals who do not have insurance coverage may take part in one of our financing options.
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Smile Without Gaps
Large gaps between teeth, as well as teeth that need to be extracted can stop you from attaining your best smile. Discuss with our dentists at DentalWorks - Spartanburg about dental bridges so that those holes can be sealed with new teeth. Dental bridges not only enhance a gorgeous smile, they can restore your oral hygiene for a healthy and beautiful mouth.