While we try our best to save teeth, sometimes teeth require extraction which can result in missing spaces in the smile. Without replacement of the missing tooth, there is a chance that the surrounding teeth can shift causing long-term issues with the bite and smile. A dental bridge offers a non-surgical approach to replace your missing tooth quickly with a permanent restoration that does not need to be taken in and out of the mouth.
A dental bridge involves connecting teeth on either side of a missing tooth together with a floating tooth to replace the missing tooth in your smile. The new teeth match with your existing smile so that you cannot tell a tooth is missing. This offers a great alternative for those not eligible for dental implants and is able to be completed in a short time. There are a variety of materials that can be used to make a dental bridge though most commonly, a porcelain ceramic is used to ensure the final result appears natural while having the strength for everyday use and function.