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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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Dental Bridge (Overview)

A dental bridge is a fixed, nonremovable device to replace one or more missing teeth. Natural teeth (or dental implants) are used to support a device fabricated by a dental laboratory. Usually the bridge is made of a underlying metal usually a gold alloy with porcelain overlaying the metal.


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How long is the process for making dental bridge?

How long is the process for making dental bridge?

Usually 2 app.: Usually 2 appointments. 1-2 hours for the preparation appointment, then 1 hour for the cementation appointment. Usually 2-3 weeks apart. ...Read more

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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
294 doctors shared insights

Dental Bridge (Overview)

A dental bridge is a fixed, nonremovable device to replace one or more missing teeth. Natural teeth (or dental implants) are used to support a device fabricated by a dental laboratory. Usually the bridge is made of a underlying metal usually a gold alloy with porcelain overlaying the metal.


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Can you tell me if i could get a dental bridge repaired ?

Can you tell me if i could get a dental bridge repaired ?

See your dentist: Sorry that you have this unfortunate situation. There are a few factors to be be considered to determine how to treat the problem. If the bridge is slightly chipped, and support is sound, a minor repair is typically possible. If the damage is substantial, the bridge may need to be replaced. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Vela Dr. Vela
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Dental bridge (Tip)

Dental implants do not get cavities. ...See more

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Can you tell me about dental bridge- maryland sticky bridge?

Can you tell me about dental bridge- maryland sticky bridge?

Implant is better: With the advancement in implant therapy, maryland bridge is almost outdated and very few application it can be used. If you shoot for good occlusion, go for dental implant. Forget about the bridge. Get dental implant for almost the same cost. ...Read more

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Is a dental bridge safe to put next to an implant?

Is a dental bridge safe to put next to an implant?

Yes: I am assuming you are referring to a fixed bridge (something that doesn't come out) however, there is no problem with a removable partial denture next to a dental implant that has restored crown on it. ...Read more

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Dr. James Anderson Dr. Anderson
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Dental implants cannot get a cavity. ...See more

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I have pain after permanent dental bridge, why is this happening?

I have pain after permanent dental bridge, why is this happening?

See dentist: Could be from various reasons..High bite..If during the prep..Bridge abutment had existing deep fill...Sometimes could be just normal discomfirt after extensive dental proceedure like bridge work..So see your dentist..If has been few days since got bridge... ...Read more

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Dental bridge (Tip)

In fluorescent light (on dance floor) your dental implants will be visible in different shade. ...See more

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My dental bridge came a loose will it hurt me if I super glue it back in? Should I go to the hospital?

My dental bridge came a loose will it hurt me if I super glue it back in? Should I go to the hospital?

No hospital: The ER will not treat these problems. You need to see a local dentist to determine if the bridge can be recemented or replaced. Crazy glue will not work and can make you sick if you swallow it. If the bridge comes loose in your sleep you can aspirate it and die. Is it worth the risk? Call a dentist.. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Koos Dr. Koos
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Dental bridge (Tip)

Dental implants have been around since the 1950's - over 60 years now! becoming more mainstream. ...See more

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Where can I get a dental bridge fixed?

See a dentist: Find a dentist in your area. All dentists have the training and knowledge to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. I. Jay Freedman Dr. Freedman
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Age is not a limiting factor to get dental implants. I have treated patients in their 90's. ...See more

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Help please? How much does a dental bridge cost?

Help please? How much does a dental bridge cost?

$2,100 to $4,500: On average, dental bridge can cost anywhere between $800 and $2,000, depending on geographical location, individual cases, number of units and patient needs. Call your dentist, you will be thrilled with the result. ...Read more

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Dr. I. Jay Freedman Dr. Freedman
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The first dental implants were done by the ancient egyptians using carved ivory. ...See more

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How long is the process for making dental bridge?

Usually 2 app.: Usually 2 appointments. 1-2 hours for the preparation appointment, then 1 hour for the cementation appointment. Usually 2-3 weeks apart. ...Read more

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Is there any better alternative to dental bridge?

Is there any better alternative to dental bridge?

Yes: An implant. See your specialist in this field of relacement teeth -- the prosthodontist. Good luck. ...Read more

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