Dental bridges are a popular, time-tested and affordable treatment option for patients with missing teeth. As the name suggests, a dental bridge fills the gap between missing teeth and gives you a beautiful smile to flaunt. It is typically made up of artificial teeth, called ‘pontics’ and are held together by dental crowns.
According to data provided by The American Dental Association, the average adult, between the ages of 20-64, have three missing or decayed teeth. At Smooth Dental Group, Dr. Elizabeth Tran routinely offers treatment to those looking to improve the function and appearance of their mouth by getting bridges.
There are primarily 4 types of bridges used in orthodontic procedures: