Dental bridges are used to bridge a gap between teeth where there is one or more missing teeth. The teeth adjacent to the missing tooth/teeth are prepared for crowns. The crowns are created with a fake tooth/teeth fused into one unit. There are numerous benefits of bridges from restoring or perfecting your smile. It also restores your ability to properly speak and chew. It helps maintain the overall shape of your mouth and face.
A bridge helps keep your remaining teeth from drifting out of position. As with crowns, bridges can be made out of numerous materials including gold and porcelain. Bridges can used to enhance and beautify your smile. Cosmetic dentists will use higher quality materials to achieve more esthetically pleasing results.