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Archive for Category: dental bridge

dental bridge
27 Jan 2019

Dental bridge vs. dental implant

Implant-supported dental bridge dental bridge As the name implies, implant-supported bridges use dental implants as opposed to crowns or frameworks. Typically, one implant is surgically placed for every missing tooth, and these implants hold the bridge in position. If one implant for each missing tooth isn’t possible, the bridge...

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dental bridge
20 Jan 2019

Dental Bridge What is it?

What is a dental bridge? If you have missing teeth, your dentist can close — or bridge — the gaps in your smile with dental bridges. A dental bridge is a false tooth (called a pontic) that is held in place by the abutment teeth on either side of the gap. Although...

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