A dental bridge is a false tooth, known as a pontic, which is usually fused between two porcelain crowns to fill in the area left by a missing tooth. The two crowns that hold the pontic in place, are attached onto your teeth on each side of the false tooth. This is known as a fixed bridge. Cosmetic dental bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth. Fixed bridges cannot be taken out of your mouth as you can do with removable partial dentures. Bridges can reduce your risk of gum disease, help correct some bite issues and even improve your speech.
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