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Dental Bridge – Waco, TX

Boost Your Confidence and Improve Your Quality of Life

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Missing multiple teeth in a row can have a heavy impact on your self-confidence and make it difficult to complete basic, everyday tasks such as speaking and chewing food. Most people have been impacted by tooth loss at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be an oral condition that you’ll have to deal with for the rest of your life. At Premier Family Dental, we offer fixed dental bridges that are made from the highest quality of materials to restore the look and function of your smile. Your new replacement teeth can improve your quality of life, allowing you to feel confident smiling again.

Why Choose Premier Family Dental For Dental Bridges? 

  • Convenient Location
  • Dental Insurance Welcome
  • Customized Dental Restorations

What is a Fixed Bridge?

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A bridge is a tooth replacement solution that attaches one or more prosthetic teeth to an arch of teeth using two dental crowns on either side. If the surrounding teeth around the gap in your smile aren’t healthy, you can also get an implant-retained crown or bridge that may offer a more beneficial and sturdier solution. Typically, fixed bridges are used to replace one or two consecutive missing teeth, otherwise, a partial denture may be the most beneficial restorative treatment for you.

Are You a Good Candidate For a Fixed Bridge?

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Some of the best candidates for fixed bridges are patients who have two strong, healthy teeth that are located on either side of the gap in your mouth. This will allow for a longer-lasting and more stable bridge placement. People who have damaged anchor teeth may not be the best candidates, because it’s easier for these teeth to become infected, weakened, or damaged, causing the bridge to fail.

The best way to learn whether a fixed bridge is the right tooth replacement choice for you is to schedule a consultation with us! We’ll examine your oral health and facial structure, giving you all of the information you need to make the best decision for your oral health.

What are the Benefits of Dental Bridges?

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Replacing missing teeth is crucial if you want to maintain your quality of life. Some benefits you can experience from getting a fixed bridge include:

  • Restoring your smile and confidence.
  • Improving your ability to speak and chew.
  • Maintaining your facial shape.
  • Properly distributing your bite force, avoiding future issues.
  • Keep your remaining teeth from drifting out of place.

No matter what type of dental bridge you get, you’ll be able to enjoy aesthetic and practical advantages that keep your oral health in tip-top shape. Plus, thanks to the latest dental technology, your replacement teeth will be virtually indistinguishable from your home-grown pearly whites.

How Can You Care for Your Fixed Bridge?

Caring for your fixed bridge is important, because without healthy anchor teeth, your restoration could fail. That’s why it’s important to be mindful about consuming excessive amounts of sugar and carbohydrates that can increase your risk of dental decay. Brush your teeth twice each day for two minutes using fluoride toothpaste and floss to remove food particles and plaque from below your gumline and between your restoration. Plus, by visiting Premier Family Dental for your routine checkups and cleanings, we’ll be able to make any repairs or adjustments before they become an issue for you later on.