Advice on Dental Bridge treatment for Missing Teeth

Published: 17th December 2008
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One of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments is dental bridges. Cosmetic dentist, London and all over U.K. are placing more and more dental bridges. Dental bridges can be done to close gaps. Other ways of replacing teeth are cosmetic dentures or dental implants.

If you considering a dental bridge the following factors are very important:

1) Medical Health and dental bridge

Your general medical health must be ok before dental bridges can be placed.

2) Teeth health and dental bridge

When having dental bridges the general health of your teeth must be good in order. Teeth must be infection and decay free. Having dental bridges will improve the health and function of your teeth as well as aesthetics.

3) Gum health and dental bridges

Your gums must be in good health before dental bridges can be done. If the gums are not in optimal health gum disease treatment is necessary 1st, then dental bridges can be placed.

4) Your bite and porcelain crowns

The cosmetic dentist will examine your bite patterns in detail before and after under going dental bridge treatment.

5) How is a dental bridge done?

Teeth either side of the gap are prepared and a temporary dental bridge is cemented onto the teeth. The dental bridge is made by a dental technician and then replaces the temporary dental bridge.

6) What are dental bridges made from?

Dental bridges are made from metal and porcelain or all porcelain. Cosmetic dentist will be able to tell you what is best for you.

7) Protection of dental bridges

Most good cosmetic dentist will advise a night bite guard to protect porcelain dental bridges or any smile makeover treatment you have. This is can help prevent fractures and increase the life of the porcelain dental bridges.

8) Oral hygiene and dental bridges

Your oral hygiene must be good for the dental bridges to last and stay good for many years. The use of super floss and interdental brushes is important in the maintenance of dental bridges.

9) Success of dental bridges

If all of the above are taken into consideration and you visit a good cosmetic dentist, dental bridges are very successful.

10) Alternatives to dental bridges

Cosmetic dentures or dental implants could also be used to close gaps and replace teeth. It is important to go through all the options so that you are aware of the risks and benefits of the treatment.

11) Cost of dental bridges

Dental bridge cost varies from cosmetic dentist to cosmetic dentist. Finance plans are available to fund dental bridges at a good cosmetic dentist.

Perfect Smile Spa is a cosmetic dentist, London and Essex that specialise in dental bridges. If you are considering a dental bridge, contact Perfect Smile Spa on 01708 442 114 or email

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