Have you lost one or more permanent teeth? A dental bridge in Houston, Texas, may be just what you need to restore the health and function of your smile. A dental bridge is made up of a replacement tooth with a dental crown on either side. The crowns are mounted on the teeth on either side of the gap to anchor the dental bridge in place. A dental bridge can keep your natural teeth from shifting out of place.
To place a dental bridge, Drs. Farmer and Farmer will first alter the teeth on either side of the gap to allow room for the dental bridge. Impressions of your teeth are then taken so that your dental bridge can be custom made. Once your dental bridge is complete, our dentists will check the fit. After any needed adjustments have been made, our dentists will cement it into place.
Caring for your dental bridge is much like caring for your remaining teeth. Take care to brush and floss all of your teeth and your dental bridge. Use a toothbrush with soft bristles, an ADA approved toothpaste, and whatever type of floss you like. Come to Houston smiledocs often for your professional dental cleanings and exams.
For more information and to schedule your next visit, we invite you to contact our office.