About Dental Bridges
A dental bridge frames together the open space between the teeth with a false tooth that is securely fitted to a crown, which is placed over the next tooth. The false porcelain tooth attaches to the crown with a pontic. Our dentists provide patients with numerous treatment options for bridges at Broomfield Dental Group in Broomfield, CO which include, a cantilever bridge that surrounds the nearby crown; a Maryland bridge, also known as a resin-bonded bridge that connects the false tooth with small arms; or a crown that uses framework glued to the surrounding natural teeth.
What to Expect with Dental Bridges
Prior to receiving a bridge, our dentists will bore down the prop tooth to allow adequate opening for the dental crown. As soon as the teeth are made ready for the crown, digital X-rays will be created so that an in-depth visual can be attained and these, in addition to the hard impressions will be sent to the laboratory where the permanent bridge is manufactured. Our dentists will protect the individual's teeth with temporary dental crowns for protection until the real bridge is ready. As soon as the bridge is ready, our dentists will affix the bridge and realign the fit for an ideal look and comfort.
Dental Bridges Treatment Aftercare
Bridges can last for quite a long time as long as diligent dental exams at Broomfield Dental Group in Broomfield, CO continue each year. It is also recommended that in addition to dental cleanings and exams, patients proactively incorporate a thorough at-home oral health regime. This includes, consistent flossing, brushing, and fluoride use, which will allow the dental bridge to last as long as possible.
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Dental Bridges Insurance Coverage
Dental insurance generally pays for a acceptable portion of the overall price for professional dental crowns and bridges. The patient's coverage will depend on the policy, but our office staff at Broomfield Dental Group will confirm with your provider to understand as to what the patient may owe. Our practice takes a list of insurance plans. Patients who are not covered may benefit from one of our payment plans.
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Dental Bridges Smile Without Gaps
Big holes between teeth, as well as missing teeth can prevent you from reaching your best smile. Consult with our dentists at Broomfield Dental Group about dental bridges so that those spaces can be filled in with natural looking teeth. Bridges not only create a beautiful smile, they can reestablish your oral hygiene for a healthy mouth.
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