Dental Bridges


Nashua, NH

Strong & Durable Dental Bridges in Nashua, NH

Replace your missing teeth and get a flawless smile back with affordable dental bridges

Missing one or more teeth is common for many people. The ADA reports that on average adult patients may have three missing or decayed teeth. Fortunately, there are a number of solutions to replace missing teeth, including dental bridges.

A bridge may be used to restore an area with one or more adjacent missing teeth. A bridge has two primary components. The abutments (or supports) for the bridge are created by placing a crown on either a natural tooth or an implant. The synthetic tooth that replaces the missing tooth is called a pontic.

In the case of one missing tooth, the two teeth on either side will be prepped for crowns and the missing tooth will be replaced with a synthetic tooth that is connected to the crowns on either side of the missing tooth. In the case of several adjacent missing teeth, one or more implants may provide the abutment.

What to Expect in Our Dental Bridge Procedure

It takes two sittings to get done with the procedure of fixing dental bridges. In order to make space for the crown, our dentist will first get rid of the enamel of the neighboring teeth. After that, he will take out a mold of that particular area to send it to the laboratory. Then the bridge along with the crown and the pontic will get constructed. The next step would be to fix a temporary bridge in your mouth.

Our dentist will replace your temporary bridge with the permanent one during your second visit. There could be some final adjustments and sculpting required after the procedure gets over.

How Much Do You Need to Pay for the Dental Bridges?

We believe in taking utmost care of your convenience, therefore, we provide quality and affordable services. Our payment options are vast and we also accept most of the insurance plans along with government assistance programs. You can go to our finance page to choose the best option.

Why Choose Advanced Family Dentistry For Getting Your Dental Bridge?

Advanced Family Dentistry has earned quite a name in Nashua and is known for their class apart services.

There are four main types of dental bridges:

Traditional Dental Bridge

This is the most common type of dental bridge. The existing teeth are crowned with one or more pontics between and held in place by the crowned abutments. The crowns are cemented onto the teeth adjacent to the missing teeth to create a support structure or “bridge” for the missing teeth.

Cantilever Bridge

This type of bridge is similar to a traditional bridge, except that the structure is supported on only one side instead of both sides. This can cause the restoration to act as a “lever” and may create additional stress on the supporting tooth, causing it to be more likely to loosen or fracture.

Implant Supported Bridge

Instead of using existing teeth to support a bridge, a dental implant may be substituted to provide support for one or both sides of a dental bridge. This is a popular option that can provide a very secure restoration. This solution is particularly helpful when there are several adjacent missing teeth.

Maryland Bridge

This type of bridge is supported by a metal structure which is cemented onto the back of existing teeth. While not as strong as a traditional bridge, it can preserve the tooth structure of the adjacent teeth by avoiding the use of crowns for the abutments. It may not stay in place when heavy forces are placed on the restoration (such as biting and chewing) and does add pressure to the supporting teeth.
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