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Porcelain Dental Bridge: Types and Uses

Dental bridges are a type of prosthetic device that is used to replace one or more teeth that are missing. They are usually made out of metal, gold, silver, ceramic, or porcelain. Unlike removable prosthetic devices like dentures, dental bridges are cemented to the teeth, or to an implant surrounding the empty space, and only a dentist can remove them. The dental implant that can be used to attach a bridge is called an abutment. An abutment serves as an anchor for the bridge. The replacement tooth, or pontic, is then attached to the bridge that covers those abutments. If [...]

2014-09-26T17:25:55+00:00September 26th, 2014|Blog, teeth replacement|

Comparing Between Dental Bridges and Dental Implants

Have you lost a tooth? A person can easily lose a tooth or a few teeth for all kinds of reason. He may have lost it after an accidental blow to the face; he may have lost it due to the tooth infection that was not earlier resolved; or he may have lost it due to an awful progression of gum disease. Inasmuch as a dentist would like to be able to save a tooth, some teeth are simply geared towards an extraction, so the next step is to order a replacement with through dental bridge or dental implants. Naperville [...]

2013-05-28T10:24:52+00:00May 28th, 2013|Blog, dental tips, teeth replacement|
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