Types of Dental Bridges and 6 Helpful Factors to Consider

In this article, we will tell you everything about the different types of dental bridges.

A dental bridge is a fixed dental prosthesis used to replace one or more missing teeth, allowing the restoration of the chewing function and improving the appearance of the smile.

What are  the Types of Dental Bridge

Cantilever bridge They are similar to traditional bridges, but they only have one abutment tooth at one end of the bridge.

Maryland bridge also known as resin bridges or adhesive bridges, they are a less invasive option since they do not require shaping of the abutment teeth.

Materials Used in the Manufacture of Dental Bridge

The material chosen to make a dental bridge influences its strength, aesthetics, and the amount of structure to be worn on the abutment teeth.

Metallic: Made entirely of gold or other metals, they are strong and durable, but not very aesthetic, so they are rarely used.

Factors to Consider when Choosing a Dental Bridge

There is an ideal maximum extension of dental prostheses and a minimum number of abutment teeth required.

Proper maintenance of the dental bridge is essential to ensure its durability and long-term function.

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