When a patient has lost one or more permanent teeth, a dental bridge in Atlanta, Georgia, may be recommended to restore their smile. A dental bridge is a dental restoration that closes the gap caused by missing teeth.
Dental Bridge Advantages
A dental bridge placed by Dr. Omar Damji can do many things for the smile, including:
– Restore the functionality and beauty of a smile
– Allow the patient to eat and talk properly once again
– Maintain the face shape
– Properly distribute the bite
– Keep the natural teeth from shifting
Dental Bridge Placement
To place a dental bridge, our dentist will first shape the teeth on either side of the gap to make room for the bridge. Impressions of the teeth are made so that the dental bridge can be custom made. The dental bridge will consist of a replacement tooth with dental crowns on either side. Once the dental bridge is complete, Dr. Omar Damji will check the fit. After any necessary adjustments are made, the dental bridge is permanently cemented into place.
Eating & Speaking with a Bridge
Eating with a dental bridge makes things easier, as it replaces missing teeth. An individual with a new bridge should eat soft foods that are cut into small pieces while getting used to their bridge. Speaking clearly with one or more missing teeth can be difficult. Having a dental bridge placed will allow the patient to speak properly.
We welcome you to call Executive Park Dentistry at 404-633-1853 today to learn more and to schedule your next consultation.