A bridge makes use of the teeth adjacent to a gap and is also known as a fixed partial denture. A dental restoration is made and joined permanently (cemented) to these adjacent teeth, thus ‘over bridging’ the gap. It is a very aesthetic option, and restores function instantly.
What exactly is a bridge or fixed partial denture?A bridge (fixed partial denture) is a device which fills the gap where teeth are absent. Fixed bridges are bonded into place and can only be removed by a dental professional. Removable bridges, as the name implies, can be taken out and cleaned. Fixed bridges offer more stability than their removable counterparts
Why do I need a bridge?
Missing teeth can cause speech disorders as they are used to make many of the sounds we use to speak clearly.