Dental Bridges

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What Are Dental Bridges? 

Dental Bridges are fixtures that literally bridge the gaps created by single or multiple missing teeth. These bridges consist of multiple dental crowns and a pontic tooth or teeth (fake tooth or teeth) between the supporting teeth.

  • There are 2 types of Dental Bridges that we provide – traditional bridge and cantilever bridge.

  • Traditional bridge is the most common selection for restoring teeth with dental bridges. This type of bridge contains dental crowns that are fixed onto neighbouring teeth on either side of the missing tooth, with a pontic (fake tooth) in between.

  • Cantilever bridge is used when there are only adjacent teeth on one side of the missing tooth/teeth. In this case, the false teeth are anchored to one or more adjacent teeth on the side with teeth.

When Are Dental Bridges Needed?

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    Dental Bridges are usually used if you’re missing one or more teeth as they span the space left by the missing teeth

    Over time, a lack of teeth can cause problems with your bite and can cause the deformation of the facial structure.

     

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  • They help:

  • Restore your smile

  • Restore the ability to properly speak and chew

  • Allocate the forces in your bite properly by replacing missing teeth

  • Maintain the shape of your face

  • Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position

Implant Supported Dentures

What Is The Dental Bridge Procedure?

The Dental Bridge Procedure is quite similar to the Dental Crown Procedure. The tooth needs to be reduced in size by being filed before a bridge (as well as crown) can be made.

Our dental experts will take an impression to create the exact mould for the bridge. This impression will then be sent to our dental lab to make your dental bridge. A temporary bridge will be provided until the permanent bridge is created. After it is ready, the temporary bridge is taken out and the permanent one is cemented over your prepared tooth or teeth.

  • What About Dental Bridge After Care?

  • Keeping a good oral hygiene, having regular check-ups and professional cleaning is important to maintain the health of dental bridges.

  • How Long Do Dental Bridges Last?

  • With proper care, dental bridges can last from 5 to 7 years, or even longer.

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Balham

143-145, Balham Hill, London, SW12 9DL

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LOCKDOWN UPDATE, 5TH JAN 2021 - WE ARE STILL OPEN

Dear patients, 

According to the latest Government guidelines and the advice of the British Dental Association, we are currently still operating and treating patients at our clinics for scheduled appointments during the current lockdown. Unless the situation changes, this will continue throughout the current period of restrictions.

The current Government guidelines in relation to the lockdown state that "The majority of public services will continue and you will be able to leave home to visit them. These include the NHS and medical services like GPs and dentists".

We will of course continue to monitor the situation and provide our patients with any necessary updates.  

The safety of our patients and staff remains our absolute priority, therefore, all the additional safety precautions that have been in place over the last few months will remain, to ensure a safe and pleasant experience at our clinics.

Feel free to get in touch with us to find out when you can book an appointment and to ask any questions or address any concerns you may have. 

Thank you to all of our wonderful patients for your understanding and patience during this difficult time. 

Stay safe and healthy.