Bridge the Gap for a Beautiful Smile
Say goodbye to gaps caused by one to three missing teeth with our dental bridges. These “fixed partial dentures” not only restore your smile’s beauty and function but also promote long-term oral health. Our bridges are securely bonded to your natural teeth or dental implants, offering the convenience of hassle-free maintenance without the need for removal. Don’t let missing teeth affect your speech and chewing abilities or allow neighbouring teeth to shift—discover the benefits of dental bridges at our practice.
Long-lasting benefits of dental bridges
A missing tooth or teeth can leave us feeling self-conscious and uncomfortable. A dental bridge is a great way get your smile looking and feeling normal again, but it also offers long term benefits for your other teeth and the bone health of your mouth. To sum it up, here are the advantages of a dental bridge:
These are the obvious advantages because they affect us right now. Feel and look normal again. Smile and eat with confidence and get back the smile you know and love. Missing teeth just don’t feel great and sometimes gaps make it difficult or painful to speak or eat. Dental bridges are a long-lasting solution to discomfort caused by missing teeth – more than ten years with proper care.
Your teeth support each other and contribute to your facial structure. Missing teeth can alter your bite and leave space for other teeth to shift around. A dental bridge blocks teeth from shifting around reducing the risk of decay, periodontal disease, jaw pain and TMJ disorder caused by rogue teeth.
Healthy, stable teeth encourage healthy jawbones. As our dental health diminishes so does the health of bone and tissues that support our teeth. Stabilizing your dental health with a dental bridge will slow the rate of bone loss from your missing teeth.
Unlock the Long-Lasting Benefits of Dental Bridges
Missing teeth can be uncomfortable, but a dental bridge offers not only an immediate smile makeover but also enduring advantages for your oral health. Here’s a breakdown of the benefits:
Dental bridges provide instant relief from the discomfort of missing teeth, restoring both the look and feel of your smile. Regain your confidence, enjoy pain-free eating, and rekindle your love for your smile. With proper care, they can last over ten years, ensuring lasting comfort.
Your teeth work together as a team, and missing players can disrupt the harmony. Dental bridges act as the defence against shifting teeth, reducing the risks of decay, periodontal disease, jaw pain, and TMJ disorder. Say goodbye to rogue teeth and hello to a healthier smile.
Strong, stable teeth promote robust jawbones. As dental health declines, so does the well-being of the bone and tissues that support your teeth. By stabilizing your dental health with a bridge, you slow down the rate of bone loss caused by missing teeth, ensuring a healthier foundation for your smile’s future.
How Much are Dental Bridges In Halifax?
The cost of a dental bridge can vary significantly depending on several factors. For patients with insurance coverage, a dental bridge typically falls within the range of $800 to $1200 or more. Without insurance, you can expect an approximate cost ranging from $2000 to $3000 and beyond.
Several variables influence the cost of a dental bridge:
- Type and Material: The choice of bridge type and the materials used play a pivotal role in determining the cost.
- Number of Missing Teeth: The more teeth that need replacement, the higher the cost.
- Procedure Complexity: Factors like the location and complexity of the procedure affect the overall price.
- Adjacent Teeth Condition: The condition of teeth neighbouring the gap impacts the treatment plan and, subsequently, the cost.
- Supplies and Equipment: Specific treatment requirements, as well as necessary supplies and equipment, can contribute to the overall expense.
Keep in mind that accurate pricing can only be determined through an in-person consultation with a dentist, as each patient’s needs and circumstances are unique. Our dental practice is committed to providing you with a personalized treatment plan and an accurate quote. If you have dental insurance, we are happy to assist you in obtaining a quote to better understand your out-of-pocket costs before proceeding with your decision.
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Your consultation will include an examination of everything from your teeth, gums and soft tissues to the shape and condition of your bite. Generally, we want to see how your whole mouth looks and functions. Before we plan your treatment we want to know everything about the health and aesthetic of your smile, and, most importantly, what you want to achieve so we can help you get there.
Frequently Asked Questions
With proper care and maintenance, dental bridges can last 10 years or longer.
Dental bridges should be cleaned like natural teeth, with regular brushing and flossing. Special floss threaders or brushes can help clean beneath the bridge.
The procedure is typically painless, as local anesthesia is used to numb the area. You may experience some mild discomfort afterward.
The process usually takes a few weeks, including consultations, impressions, and the fabrication of the bridge.
Many dental insurance plans provide coverage for dental bridges, but the extent of coverage may vary. Check with your insurer for details.
Leaving a gap can lead to issues like shifting teeth, bite problems, speech difficulties, and potential bone loss.
Yes, once you get used to it, you can eat a wide variety of foods with a dental bridge. In fact, if chewing and/or speech is effected by a missing tooth a dental bridge will help.
Modern dental bridges are designed to blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, making them nearly invisible.