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Dental Bridges – The Woodlands, TX

Make the Gaps in Your Smile Disappear

Have you been having trouble smiling lately because of the gaps created by missing teeth? Has the empty space made it hard to chew certain foods? If so, you might be looking for a tooth replacement. Our dentists at Solomon Dental Group can use dental bridges to bring back one or even several consecutive missing teeth. Each of these lifelike restorations is fully personalized to make the gaps in your smile disappear. Interested in learning more? Call our team today to find out if a dental bridge in The Woodlands, TX is right for you!

Why Choose Solomon Dental Group for Dental Bridges?  

  • Customized Treatment Plans to Meet Your Needs
  • High-Quality, Durable Materials Used
  • Compassionate, Experienced Dentists

What Is a Dental Bridge?

dental bridge in The Woodlands replacing a missing tooth

A dental bridge is the quickest, easiest way to treat small cases of tooth loss. It literally “bridges” the gap between missing teeth with a prosthesis made from natural-looking ceramic material. It is secured onto either your natural teeth or dental implants. To ensure your dental bridge looks lifelike, we take an impression of your remaining teeth. This way, the bridge will mimic the exact size, shape, and color of the pearly whites you’ve lost. Not only does ceramic look incredibly realistic, but it’s also durable enough to last for a decade or longer with the right aftercare.

Types of Dental Bridges

dental bridge being placed over two dental implants

When you come to see us for your initial consultation, we’ll go over your specific circumstances and goals to determine which type of dental bridge is right for you. Your dentist in The Woodlands, TX may then recommend one of the following:

Traditional Bridge

A traditional bridge is held in place with dental crowns placed over the remaining teeth at either end of the gap in your grin. For the crowns to fit over these teeth, some of their enamel will have to be removed. However, once the bridge is in place, you’ll be able to smile confidently and chew virtually all of your favorite foods with ease.

Implant Bridge

Instead of anchoring a bridge onto two healthy teeth and permanently altering their structure, a bridge can be secured onto dental implants. One or two of these titanium posts are surgically inserted into your jawbone to replicate the roots of your missing teeth. Because the root structure is restored, you can enjoy several benefits that traditional bridges do not provide, such as jawbone stimulation and increased chewing power. Although implant bridges tend to cost more initially than traditional bridges, they can potentially last for much longer, making them a smart long-term investment.

The Benefits of Getting a Dental Bridge

person biting into a red apple

Every single tooth is essential in having a healthy, functional smile. Losing even one tooth can lead to serious oral health consequences, both in the short term and down the road. By replacing your lost tooth or teeth with a dental bridge, you can look forward to the following benefits:

  • The confidence of having a complete smile
  • The ability to maintain a balanced diet
  • Improved oral health
  • Prevention of remaining teeth drifting out of place
  • Support for your facial features, ensuring a younger appearance
  • Clear speech