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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?

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
292 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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What is the definition or description of: dental bridge?

What is the definition or description of: dental bridge?

Nonremovable: 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. ...Read more

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

Dental Implants

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

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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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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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Dental Implants (Tip)

Dental Implants

Dental implants cannot get a cavity. ...See more

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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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Dental Implants

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