Dental Bridges-Way to Happy Living:
Dental bridges fill the gap created by missing teeth may be one or more than one. It is nothing but replacing the missing one with a gold, porcelain into metal or in some situations porcelain alone. With one tooth in the missing tooth place and other two for supporting which are capped to other two adjacent tooth or dental implants permanently.
There are several types of bridges which are differentiated by the way they are anchored to the adjacent teeth and way they are fabricated. Usually dental bridges are made done by using indirect method of restoration. There are many types like crown, bridge, inlay, onlay, veneer. However the bridges can be fabricated.
An bridge is created by lessening the teeth on either side of the missing tooth or teeth by an arrangement example dictated by the area of the teeth and by the material from which the bridge is fabricated. As it were, the projection teeth are decreased in size to oblige the material to be utilized to restore the size and state of the first teeth in a right arrangement and contact with the contradicting teeth. The measurements of the extension are characterized by Ante's Law: "The root surface region of the projection teeth needs to equivalent or surpass that of the teeth being supplanted with pontics"
Types of Dental Bridges:
Conventional bridges include making a crown for the tooth or embed on either side of the missing tooth, with a pontic in the middle. Customary bridges are the most well-known kind of bridges and are made of either porcelain melded to metal or ceramics.
Cantilever bridges are utilized when there are adjoining teeth on only one side of the missing tooth or teeth. Cantilever bridges are typically used to restore only single tooth.
Maryland bonded bridges are made of plastic teeth and gums backed by a metal system. Metal wings on each one side of the scaffold are bonded to your current teeth.
Process of obtaining proper dental bridge:
At First visit to your dentist, he will make an abutment teeth for the crown and then a portion of enamel of these teeth are removed which allows crown to be placed over them in the right place. And then teeth impressions are taken which serve as a model with help of which crowns, pontic and bridge will be made in the dental laboratory. At first he will make a temporary set for your teeth to protect the exposed parts of tooth and gums where he is going to place the bridge in the next visit.
At second visit to your dentist, he will give you a permanent bridge in the place of the temporary one. And checks for the adjustment, proper fit and bite. It may take several visits if it doesn’t fit well after he cements in a place for few weeks to check the fit. After that it is permanently fixed and cemented in its place. And then completely new smile is yours!! Happy smiling!!