Dental bridges are restorative dental products mainly used to replace missing teeth. Dental bridges are often times compared to other cosmetic restorative products such as dentures and dental implants. When you have missing teeth, it can severely impact not only your aesthetic features, but also cause other damaging effects such as misalignment of the teeth, TMJ, and even gum disease or periodontal disease.
Missing a tooth means your mouth and jaw do not get the required support. Many who have missing teeth at the back of their mouth do not bother to treat it.
However, with the passage of time, their cheeks may get sunken and wrinkles start appearing on the skin. Also, the gaps where there is a missing tooth is always open for any type of infection that leads to gum diseases. As gum diseases are related to more serious health concerns that affect heart and respiratory system, it is essential to go for a bridges treatment as soon as possible.
Dental Bridges Glendora
Dental bridges are often used when there are a consecutive number of teeth that are missing from a patient’s mouth. Once examined by your Glendora dentist, you will be provided with treatment options based on which teeth are missing and if they are consecutive of each other. If teeth are missing in a consecutive fashion, Glendora dentist Dr. Desai will generally suggest a dental bridge to close the gap of the missing teeth.