Permanent Bridges in Kissimmee, FL
Missing teeth is a common problem in today’s world. It’s also an occurrence that we don’t foresee disappearing anytime soon. With tooth decay, trauma or dental accidents and aging, there can be any number of reasons why patients lose a tooth. The good news is that there are a handful of options for tooth replacement. However, between the innovation of dental implants and the traditional option of dentures, another tooth replacement procedure often takes the backseat and is forgotten about. A permanent dental bridge is a trusted option for patients who are missing a tooth. At Parkway Dental Care, we offer permanent bridges in Kissimmee, FL.
What is a Permanent Bridge?
A dental bridge is just that- a “bridge” to fill the gap caused by a missing tooth. This procedure uses two neighboring teeth as anchors. By placing a cap over the teeth on either side of the missing tooth, dentists can attach a prosthetic tooth between the caps to fill the gap. Basically, a dental bridge consists of three devices attached together: two caps on either side of a prosthetic tooth. At Parkway Dental Care we offer permanent bridges. This means that we use dental cement to permanently bond the bridge into place.
Benefits of a Permanent Bridge
A permanent bridge offers more stability than dentures. Because dentures are removable and rest on top of the gum line, they often slip and are uncomfortable to wear. However, a permanent bridge is bonded into place and will not slip or fall out when you speak, eat or laugh.
Additionally, a bridge is not as costly or invasive as dental implants. Dental implants require multiple surgeries and can take 9 months (if not longer) to complete. A permanent bridge is a non-invasive procedure. The procedure can be completed in just two visits to our office.
Dental bridges can last for 15 years or longer depending on the maintenance. Brush and floss twice a day to keep your existing natural teeth healthy. Also, schedule regular dentist appointments so that your dentist can monitor your oral health.
At Parkway Dental Care, we provide patients with a missing tooth a painless, efficient tooth replacement option with permanent bridges in Kissimmee, FL. For more information on this procedure visit us at our office or call us to schedule your consultation at (407) 932-2273(407) 932-2273.
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