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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dental infection: I would be more concerned about an infection than about a loose bridge. If you are in doubt, get another opinion from a dentist with exam and xray.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
34 years experience in Prosthodontics
Several reason : Some discomfort is normal. If i did surgery on your hands you would feel the effects of this surgery for several weeks. In dentistry we do surgery on ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
34 years experience in Prosthodontics
Yes: Dental bridges are used for the replacement of 1, 2 up to 4 missing teeth, depending on the location of the missing teeth. A dental bridge "bridges ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
NO SUPER GLUE ! ! !: Super glue is not formulated to be used intraorally, and it will do absolutely nothing to hold your bridge in place. If the bridge still fits well on ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Good Observation: Yes, crowns and bridges usually have a band of metal on the lingual surfaces, with porcelain baked over the rest of the restoration. The band of metal ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Sometimes: Sometimes dental prostheses can be repaired and sometimes one needs a new one or a better long term option. See a dentist for a consultation and your ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Depends: Have a prosthodontist evaluate the space and surrounding teeth. If an implant is possible, it is a much better solution. If you are stationed on the b ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Dental Prosthetics: It is unknown if your dental coverage would pay for a remake within 2 weeks, but my guess is it will not. Your best course of action is to address you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Dentist: A dentist is qualified and licensed to repair and/or replace broken dental bridgework.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Yes: An implant. See your specialist in this field of relacement teeth -- the prosthodontist. Good luck.

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